Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

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Consider the following statements :
1. In a member subjected to uniaxial tensile force the maximum normal stress is the external load divided by the maximum cross-sectional area.
2. When the structural member is subjected to uniaxial loading, the shear stress is zero on a plane where the normal stress is maximum.
3. In a member subjected to uniaxial loading, the normal stress on the planes of maximum shear stress is less than the maximum.
Of these statements :

[A]. 1 and 2 are correct
[B]. 1 and 3 are correct
[C]. 2 and 3 are correct
[D]. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Basu said: (Sep 1, 2018)  
Option C will be the Answer.

Prafull Kumar said: (Oct 23, 2018)  
As maximum stress would be when a load acts at minimum cross-section area.

So option C will be correct.

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