Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


A compression member has a centre to centre length of 4.0 m. It is fixed at one end and hinged at the other end. The effective length of the column is

[A]. 4.0 m
[B]. 3.2 m
[C]. 2.8 m
[D]. 2.6 m

Answer: Option C


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Reshu Agrawal said: (Sep 30, 2016)  
If fixed at one end and hinged at one end then,

=> l/under root 2.

= 4/under root 2 = 2.8.

Basavaraju said: (Jun 16, 2017)  
L/√2 ;(4/√2) = 2.8.

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