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The section of a beam at which the bending moment changes from positive to Negative is called: a} critical point c} point of inflection b} deflection point d} nota 2. The stress in an elastic material is: a} inversely proportional to the materials yield strength b} inversely proportional to the force acting c} proportional to the displacement d} inversely proportional to the strain 3. The linear portion of the stress-strain diagram of steel is known as the: a} modulus of elongation b} plastic range c} strain hardening d) elastic range 4. Modulus of rigidity of a steel member is a) defined as the unit shear stress divided by the unit shear deformation b) equal to the modulus of elasticity divided by one plus Poissons ratio c) defined as the length divided by the moment of inertia d) equal to approximately 7/10 of the modulus of elasticity 5. The area of the shear diagram between any two points is equal to: a) change in shear between two points b) total shear between the two points c) average moment between the two points d) change in moment between the two points 6. Two circular shafts , one hollow and one solid , are made of the same material and Have the diameters shown. If Th is the twisting moment that the hollow shaft can Resist and Ts is the twisting moment that the solid shaft can resist , the ratio Th to Ts is: a) ¼ b) ½ c) 9/16 d) 15/16

A mild steel column is hollow and circular in cross section with an external Diameter of 350mm and internal diameter of 300mm.7.750 L 10.8 x 106 psi . area A and modulus of elasticity E .4 N/mm2 b) – 0.00039 c) 1.667 L d) 0. The shortening of the column if its initial height is 5m and E = 200. is: a) 78. A beam with an isosceles triangle cross section with base b and height h has A moment of inertia of : a) hb3 /48 b) bh3 /36 c) bh2 /24 d) hb2 /24 9.577 L c) 0. The member will: a) elongate by PL/AE b) shorten by PL/AE c) buckle at π2EI/L2 d) nota 9. is Subjected to a compression load of P. If the allowable stresses are 40000 psi for steel and 3500 psi for concrete and the Young”s modulus for steel is 30 x 106 psi and for concrete is 2. It carries a compressive Load of 2000 kN.000 MPa . The maximum moment in a simple beam of span L subjected to a triangular Load beginning at zero from the left support to a value at the right support Occurs at a distance from the left support of : a) 0.5 L b) 0. A short structural member of length L . What is the allowable load on the pier ? a) 200 tons b) 1570000 lbs c) 400 kips d) 500 kN 8. is filled with concrete and used as a pier to support an axial load in compression. A steel cylinder 12 inches outside and a wall thickness of 1 in.95mm d) nota ..

mechanics of deformable bodies a) b) c) d) 1 one of the three two of the three none of the three all of the three 1 A simple beam has a span of 5m.25wL d) .wx2 /4 1 .wL2/2 c) -0. The bending moment at that Section is: a) . at the right end. The allowable bending stress is 138 MPa.5 w (L-x)2 2 b) -0.1 A simple beam of length L has a concentrated load of P at a distance a from The left support and b from the right support. The maximum moment in the Beam is : a) Pa2 /L b) nota c) Pa2 /L2 d) Pab/L This subject involved analytical methods for determining strength . strength of materials iii. stiffness (deformation characteristics) . The maximum moment in the beam is 69 kN-m .0 x 103 mm3 b) 9. The required section modulus is: a) 2. mechanics of materials ii.522 x 106 mm3 c) 250 x 103 mm3 d) 500 x 103 mm3 1 A simply supported beam with a span of 6m carries a vertical load that Increases uniformly from zero at the left end to a maximum value of 9kN/m. The larger reaction occurs at the right and has a Value in kN of: a) 27 b) 18 c) 4. and stability of the various members in a structural system: i.5 d) 9 The shear force Vx at a section x of a cantilever beam of length L With a uniform load w is Vx = w (L-x) where x is the distance Of the section from the fixed support .

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