Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

9. 

What are the magnitudes of horizontal and vertical support reactions, respectively at support. A of the frame shown in figure below ?

[A]. 16 kN, 18 kN
[B]. 16 kN, 6 kN
[C]. 6 kN, 16 kN
[D]. 8 kN, 6 kN

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Taofeek said: (Apr 17, 2017)  
Taking moment at B: therefore, we have, Ra(4)+16(1.5)-24(2)=0, 4Ra=24; Ra= 6KN.
Summation of horizontal force = 0= 16KN + Ha=0; Ha = 16Kn.

Sam said: (May 9, 2018)  
A is the right answer.

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