Design of Steel Structures Multiple Choice Questions

Design of Steel Structures

Question 1.

Rivets connecting flange angles to cover plates in a plate girder are subjected to

A.

 Horizontal shear only

B.

 Vertical load only

C.

 Both (A) and (B)

D.

 None of the above

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 2.

When the axis of load lies in the plane of rivet group, then the rivets are subjected to

A.

 only shear stresses

B.

 only tensile stresses

C.

 both (a) and (b)

D.

 none of the above

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 3.

Hudson’s formula gives the dead weight of a truss bridge as a function of

A.

 bottom chord area

B.

 top chord area

C.

 effective span of bridge

D.

 heaviest axle load of engine

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 4.

The number of seismic zones in which the country has been divided are

A.

 3

B.

 5

C.

 6

D.

 7

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 5.

Maximum pitch of rivets, used in steel stacks, is limited to (where t is thickness of thinner plate being connected)

A.

 6t

B.

 101

C.

 121

D.

 161

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided