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Steel Structure (Civil Engineering) - MCQs

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For unstiffened flange og beam i flexural compression,maximum allowable outstand is equal to :
  • A. 20 t
  • B. 16 t
  • C. 32 t
  • D. 14 t

The advantage of pin connections is /are :
  • A. moments at pin connection is zero
  • B. only one pin is used in a connection
  • C. secondary stresses do not occur
  • D. all of these

For an I-beam the shape factor is 1.12 . Factor of safety in bending is 1.5 . If allowable stress is increased by 20% for wind and earthquake loads, then load factor is :
  • A. 1.10
  • B. 1.25
  • C. 1.35
  • D. 1.40

High yield deformed bars have a :
  • A. definite yield value.
  • B. chemical composition different from mild steel
  • C. percentage elongation less then that of mild steel
  • D. percentage elongation more than that of mild steel

If capacity of the electrically operated crane is 100 kN and weight of the crab is 25 kN, then lateral forces acting on the gantry girder will be :
  • A. 10 kN
  • B. 2.5 kN
  • C. 12.5 kN
  • D. 25 kN

In a plate girder bridge of the unsupported depth of web is 800 mm, minimum thickness of web required only for vertical stiffer will be :
  • A. 4 mm
  • B. 5 mm
  • C. 3 mm
  • D. 6 mm