Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

17. 

A parabolic arch, symmetrical, with hinges at centre and ends, carries a point load P at distance x from left support. The arch has a span of 20 m and rise of 5 m. What is the value of x if the left hinge reaction is inclined with a slope of two vertical on one horizontal ?

[A]. 8 m
[B]. 5 m
[C]. 4 m
[D]. 2.5 m

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Pops said: (Mar 20, 2017)  
20/5 = 4m.

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