Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

40. 

When a single point load W travels over a simply supported beam, what is shape of the graph for maximum positive or negative shear force ?

[A]. A triangle with maximum ordinate W at centre and zero at two simple supports
[B]. A triangle with maximum ordinate W at a support
[C]. A rectangle with ordinate W
[D]. A parabola with maximum ordinate W at centre of span and zero at supports

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Phani said: (Apr 24, 2018)  
A is to BMD.
C is to SFD.

Saddam Hussain said: (Mar 20, 2020)  
Then what the question is demanding?

A Ali said: (Dec 20, 2020)  
The Correct answer is C.

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