Mechanical Engineering - Strength of Materials - Discussion


The bending moment on a section is maximum where shear force is

[A]. minimum
[B]. maximum
[C]. changing sign
[D]. zero

Answer: Option C


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Shinu said: (Feb 21, 2017)  
According to me, the answer is zero.

Ritu said: (Jul 6, 2017)  
Yes, Definitely, the answer is zero.

Ajay Dorle said: (Oct 7, 2017)  
According to me, the Answer is Zero.

Karthik.E said: (Dec 18, 2017)  
Change in sign is called point of contra flexure.

Ranjeet Kumar said: (Jan 3, 2018)  
B and c both correct. Because where shear force changes its sign is zero.

And the point of contra-flexure is the point where bending moment changes its sign.

Prashant said: (Jan 11, 2018)  
Exactly correct @Ranjeet.

Vasanth Maddi said: (Aug 30, 2019)  
Both C and D are correct.

Rubanraj said: (Jan 28, 2020)  
Zero is the correct answer.

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