Structural Analysis Multiple Choice Questions

Structural Analysis

Question 1.

Degree of static indeterminacy of a rigid-jointed plane frame having 15 members, 3 reaction components and 14 joints is

A.

 2

B.

 3

C.

 6

D.

 8

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 2.

For heavily reinforced concrete member, the nominal maximum size of the aggregates should be restricted to

A.

 5 mm less than the minimum clear distance between the main bars

B.

 5 mm less than the minimum cover to the reinforcement

C.

 Smaller of A and B

D.

 Greater of A and B

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 3.

The fixed support in a real beam becomes in the conjugate beam a

A.

 Roller support

B.

 Hinged support

C.

 Fixed support

D.

 Free end

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 4.

When a series of wheel loads crosses a simply supported girder, the maximum bending moment under any given wheel load occurs when

A.

 The centre of gravity of the load system is midway between the centre of span and wheel load under consi-deration

B.

 The centre of span is midway between the centre of gravity of the load system and the wheel load under consideration

C.

 The wheel load under consideration is midway between the centre of span and the centre of gravity of the load system

D.

 None of the above

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 5.

The maximum bending moment due to a train of wheel loads on a simply supported girder

A.

 Always occurs at centre of span

B.

 Always occurs under a wheel load

C.

 Never occurs under a wheel load

D.

 None of the above

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided