Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


A beam of rectangular section having simply supported span L, is subject to a concentrated load at its mid-span. What is the length of elasto-plastic zone of the plastic hinge ?


Answer: Option A


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Amit Singh said: (Feb 9, 2021)  
The length of elastoplastic zone= L(1-1/S.F)=L(1-1/1.5) = L/3.

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