Mechanical Engineering - Strength of Materials - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Strength of Materials - Section 1 (Q.No. 24)
When a rectangular beam is loaded transversely, the maximum compressive stress is developed on the
top layer
bottom layer
neutral axis
every cross-section
Answer: Option
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Ajitesh said:   8 years ago
The correct answer should be (A).

Smit said:   8 years ago
If the beam is loaded in zagging then top layer is in compression and bottom layer is in tension and if it is in hogging then vica versa.

Mohsin said:   8 years ago
Some books mention top layer and some books mention bottom layer. I am confusing.

Rajeev said:   8 years ago
Since type of beam is not defined so it difficult to give the answer.

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