Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

33. 

In a simply supported wooden beam under uniformly distributed load, a hole has to be made in the breadthwise direction at mid-span to provide a pipeline. From structural strength point of view, it would be advisable to have the hole made at

[A]. the bottom
[B]. the top
[C]. mid-depth
[D]. 1/4 depth either from the top or the bottom

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Ravikumar said: (May 28, 2017)  
At mid-depth, the stress zero.

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