Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

42. 

A timber beam of 100 mm width and 200 mm depth is reinforced with two steel plates of 100 mm width and 5 mm thickness as shown in figures.

Which one of the following statements is correct for the same value of bending stress in the timber ?

[A]. Moment of resistance in figure I will be more than that in figure II
[B]. Moment of resistance in figure II will be more than that in figure I
[C]. Moment of resistance in figure I will be equal to that in figure II
[D]. No logical comparison can be made

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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