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Question 1 of 53
If in a pin-jointed plane frame (m + r) > 2j, then the frame is
Question 2 of 53
Principle of superposition is applicable when
Question 3 of 53
The Castigliano’s second theorem can be used to compute deflections
Question 4 of 53
When a uniformly distributed load, longer than the span of the girder, moves from left to right, then the maximum bending moment at mid section of span occurs when the uniformly distributed load occupies
Question 5 of 53
For stable structures, one of the important properties of flexibility and stiffness matrices is that the elements on the main diagonal
(i) Of a stiffness matrix must be positive
(ii) Of a stiffness matrix must be negative
(iii) Of a flexibility matrix must be positive
(iv) Of a flexibility matrix must be negative The correct answer is
Question 6 of 53
When a load crosses a through type Pratt truss in the direction left to right, the nature of force in any diagonal member in the left half of the span would
Question 7 of 53
Which of the following methods of structural analysis is a force method?
Question 8 of 53
Which of the following is not the displacement method?
Question 9 of 53
For a two-hinged arch, if one of the supports settles down vertically, then the horizontal thrust
Question 10 of 53
The deflection at any point of a perfect frame can be obtained by applying a unit load at the joint in
Question 11 of 53
The principle of virtual work can be applied to elastic system by considering the virtual work of
Question 12 of 53
If in a rigid-jointed space frame, (6m + r) < 6j, then the frame is
Question 13 of 53
The three moments equation is applicable only when
Question 14 of 53
Which of the following methods of structural analysis is a displacement method?
Question 15 of 53
The fixed support in a real beam becomes in the conjugate beam a
Question 16 of 53
For a symmetrical two hinged parabolic arch, if one of the supports settles horizontally, then the horizontal thrust
Question 17 of 53
To generate the jth column of the flexibility matrix
Question 18 of 53
A load ‘ W is moving from left to right support on a simply supported beam of span‘T. The maximum bending moment at 0.4 1 from the left support is
Question 19 of 53
In the displacement method of structural analysis, the basic unknowns are
Question 20 of 53
A rigid-jointed plane frame is stable and statically determinate if
Question 21 of 53
In moment distribution method, the sum of distribution factors of all the members meeting at any joint is always
Question 22 of 53
When a uniformly distributed load, shorter than the span of the girder, moves from left to right, then the conditions for maximum bending moment at a section is that
Question 23 of 53
The width of the analogous column in the method of column analogy is
Question 24 of 53
Muller Breslau’s principle for obtaining influence lines is applicable to
(ii) Statically determinate beams and frames
(iii) Statically indeterminate structures, the material of which is elastic and follows Hooke’s law
(iv) Any statically indeterminate structure The correct answer is
Question 25 of 53
In column analogy method, the area of an analogous column for a fixed beam of span ‘1/ and flexural rigidity ‘E/’ is taken as
Question 26 of 53
The degree of static indeterminacy of a rigid-jointed space frame is
Question 27 of 53
Degree of kinematic indeterminacy of a pin-jointed plane frame is given by
Question 28 of 53
The number of independent equations to be satisfied for static equilibrium of a plane structure is
Question 29 of 53
The degree of static indeterminacy of a pin-jointed space frame is given by (Where’m’ is number of unknown member forces, V is unknown reaction components and j is number of joints)
Question 30 of 53
While using three moments equation, a fixed end of a continuous beam is replaced by an additional span of
Question 31 of 53
Select the correct statement
Question 32 of 53
For a single point load ‘W moving on a symmetrical three hinged parabolic arch of span T, the maximum sagging moment occurs at a distance V from ends. The value of V is
Question 33 of 53
Study the following statements.
(i) The displacement method is more useful when degree of kinematic indeterminacy is greater than the degree of static indeterminacy.
(ii) The displacement method is more useful when degree of kinematic indeterminacy is less than the degree of static indeterminacy.
(iii) The force method is more useful when degree of static indeterminacy is greater than the degree of kinematic indeterminacy.
(iv) The force method is more useful when degree of static indeterminacy is less than the degree of kinematic indeterminacy.
The correct answer is
Question 34 of 53
Bending moment at any section in a conjugate beam gives in the actual beam
Question 35 of 53
The number of independent displacement components at each joint of a rigid-jointed space frame is
Question 36 of 53
Independent displacement components at each joint of a rigid-jointed plane frame are
Question 37 of 53
If there are’m’ unknown member forces, V unknown reaction components and j number of joints, then the degree of static indeterminacy of a pin-jointed plane frame is given by
Question 38 of 53
The carryover factor in a prismatic member whose far end is fixed is
Question 39 of 53
Effects of shear force and axial force on plastic moment capacity of a structure are respectively to
Question 40 of 53
The degree of kinematic indeterminacy of a pin-jointed space frame is
Question 41 of 53
The maximum bending moment due to a train of wheel loads on a simply supported girder
Question 42 of 53
Consider the following statements:
Sinking of an intermediate support of a continuous beam
1. Reduces the negative moment at support.
2. Increases the negative moment at support.
3. Reduces the positive moment at support.
4. Increases the positive moment at the centre of span.
Of these statements
Question 43 of 53
When a series of wheel loads crosses a simply supported girder, the maximum bending moment under any given wheel load occurs when
Question 44 of 53
Castigliano’s first theorem is applicable
Question 45 of 53
Number of unknown internal forces in each member of a rigid jointed plane frame is
Question 46 of 53
The number of independent equations to be satisfied for static equilibrium in a space structure is
Question 47 of 53
A simply supported beam deflects by 5 mm when it is subjected to a concentrated load of 10 kN at its centre. What will be deflection in a 1/10 model of the beam if the model is subjected to a 1 kN load at its centre?
Question 48 of 53
A pin-jointed plane frame is unstable if
Question 49 of 53
Degree of static indeterminacy of a rigid-jointed plane frame having 15 members, 3 reaction components and 14 joints is
Question 50 of 53
The degree of static indeterminacy up to which column analogy method can be used is
Question 51 of 53
In the slope deflection equations, the deformations are considered to be caused by
(i) Bending moment
(ii) Shear force
(iii) Axial force
The correct answer is
Question 52 of 53
A single rolling load of 8 kN rolls along a girder of 15 m span. The absolute maximum bending moment will be
Question 53 of 53
The deformation of a spring produced by a unit load is called