# A moment M of magnitude 50 kN-m is transmitted to a column flange through a bracket by using four 20 mm diameter rivets as shown in the figure. The shear force induced in the rivet A is

1.  250 kN

2.  175.8 kN

3.  125 kN

4.  88.4 kN

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175.8 kN

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# Two equal angles ISA 100 mm x 100 mm of thickness 10 mm are placed back-to-back and connected to the either side of a gusset plate through a single row of 16 mm diameter rivets in double shear. The effective areas of the connected and unconnected legs of each of these angles are 775 mm2 and 950 mm2, respectively. If  these angles are NOT tackriveted, the net effective area of this pair of angles is

1.  3650 mm2

2.  3450 mm2

3.  3076 mm2

4.  2899 mm2

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3076 mm2

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# A strut in a steel truss is composed of two equal angles ISA 150 mm x 150 mm of thickness 100 mm connected back-to-back to the same side of a gusset plate. The cross sectional area of each angle is 2921 mm2 and moment of inertia (Ixx = 1yy) is 6335000 mm4. The distance of the centroid of the angle from its surface (Cx=Cy) is 40.8 mm. The minimum radius of gyration of the strut is

1.  93.2 mm

2.  62.7 mm

3.  46.6 mm

4.  29.8

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46.6 mm

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# A square steel slab base of are 1m2 is provided for a column made of two rolled channel sections. The 300 mm x 300 mm column carries an axial compressive load of 2000 kN. The line of action of the load passes through the centroid of the column section as well as of the slab base. The permissible bending stress in the slab base is 185 MPa. The required minimum thickness of the slab base is

1.   110 mm

2.   89 mm

3.   63 mm

4.   55 mm

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55 mm

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# A propped cantilever of span L is carrying a vertical concentrated load acting at midspan. The plastic moment of the section of Mp. The magnitude of the collapse load is

1.

2.

3.

4.

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# . An infinite soil slope with an inclination of 350 is subjected to seepage parallel to its surface. The soil has c’ = 100 kN/m2 = f’=300. Using the concept of mobilized cohesion and friction, at a factor of safety of 1.5 with respect to shear strength, the mobilized friction angle is

1.  20.020

2.  21.050

3.  23.330

4.  30.000

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21.050

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# A 6m thick clay layer undergoes 90% consolidation four times faster under two-way drainage as compared to  one-drainage. In an identical clay layer of 15 m thickness, two-way drainage will be faster as compared to one-way drainage by

1.   8 times

2.   4 times

3.   2.5 times

4.   2 times

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4 times

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# In the context of collecting undisturbed soil samples of high quality using a spoon sampler, following statements are made. (I) Area ratio should be less than 10%. (II) Clearance ratio should be less than 1%. With reference to above statements, which of the following applies

1.  Both the statements are true

2.  Statement II is true but I is false

3.  Statement I is true but II is false

4.  Both the statement are false.

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Statement I is true but II is false

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# The figure below shows two flow lines for seepage across an interface between two soil media of different co-efficient of permeability. If entrance angle a1=300, the exit angle a2 will be

1.  7.500

2.  14.030

3.  66.590

4.  75.960

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66.590

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# An unsupported excavation is made to the maximum possible depth in a clay soil having γt = 18 kN/m3, c = 100 kN/m3, φ=300. The active earth pressure, according to Rankine’s theory, at the base level of the excavation is

1.  115.47 kN/m2

2.  54.36 kN/m2

3.  27.18 kN/m2

4.  13.kN/m2

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