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GATE Civil 2021 Set 2  Question: 28
A prismatic steel beam is shown in the figure. The plastic moment, $M_{P}$ calculated for the collapse mechanism using static method and kinematic method is $M_{P,static}> \frac{2PL}{9}=M_{P,kinematic}$ $M_{P,static}= \frac{2PL}{9}\neq M_{P,kinematic}$ $M_{P,static}= \frac{2PL}{9}= M_{P,kinematic}$ $M_{P,static}< \frac{2PL}{9}= M_{P,kinematic}$
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 1  Question: 40
A column is subjected to a total load $(P)$ of $60\text{ kN}$ supported through a bracket connection, as shown in the figure (not to scale). The resultant force in bolt $R$ (in $\text{kN}, \textit{round off to one decimal place}$) is _____________________________
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 1  Question: 42
A square plate $\text{OPQR}$ of a linear elastic material with sides $1.0\text{ m}$ is loaded in a state of plane stress. Under a given stress condition, the plate deforms to a new configuration $O{P}'{Q}'{R}'$ as shown in the figure ... $\text{OPQR}$ (in $\text{mm}, \textit{round off to one decimal place}$) is __________________
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GATE2020CE143
The singly reinforced concrete beam section shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale) is made of $M25$ grade concrete and $Fe500$ grade reinforcing steel. The total crosssectional area of the tension steel is $942\:mm^2$. As per Limit State Design IS $456:2000$, the design moment capacity (in $kN.m$, round off to two decimal places) of the beam section, is __________
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GATE2020 CE25
The ratio of the plastic moment capacity of a beam section to its yield moment capacity is termed as aspect ratio load factor shape factor slenderness ratio
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GATE2020 CE243
The crosssection of the reinforced concrete beam having an effective depth of $500\: mm$ is shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale ). The grades of concrete and steel used are $M35$ and $Fe550$, respectively. The area of tension reinforcement is ... ( in $mm,$ round off to the nearest integer ) of the neutral axis measured from the extreme compression fiber, is ________.
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GATE2020 CE244
Two steel plates are lap jointed in a workshop using $6\ mm$ thick fillet weld as shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale). The ultimate strength of the weld is $410\: MPa.$ As per Limit State Design of $IS\: 800:2007$, the design capacity (in $kN$, round off to three decimal places) of the welded connection, is ________.
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GATE2017 CE243
A $2$ m long, axially loaded mild steel rod of $8$ mm diameter exhibits the loaddisplacement $(P\delta)$ behavior as shown in the figure. Assume the yield stress of steel as $250$ MPa. The complementary strain energy (in Nmmm) stored in the bar up to its linear elastic behavior will be _____
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GATE2019 CE1: 33
If the section shown in the figure turns from fullyelastic to fullyplastic, the depth of neural axis (N.A), $\overline{y}$, decreases by $10.75 \: mm$ $12.25 \: mm$ $13.75 \: mm$ $15.25 \: mm$
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GATE2019 CE1: 36
A $16 \: mm$ thick gusset plate is connected to the $12 \: mm$ thick flange plate of an Isection using fillet welds on both sides as shown in the figure (not drawn to scale). The gusset plate is subjected to a point load of $350 \: kN$ ... $1$ decimal place) on the fillet weld along the vertical plane would be _______
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GATE2019 CE2: 6
A steel column is restrained against both translation and rotation at one end and is restrained only against rotation but free to translate at the other end. Theoretical and design $(\text{IS}:8002007)$ values, respectively, of effective length factor of the column are $1.0$ and $1.0$ $1.2$ and $1.0$ $1.2$ and $1.2$ $1.0$ and $1.2$
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GATE2019 CE2: 30
The critical bending compressive stress in the extreme fibre of a structural steel section is $1000 \: MPa$. It is given that the yield strength of the steel is $250 \: MPa$, width of flange is $250 \: mm$ and thickness of flange is $15 \: mm$. As per the provisions of $IS:8002007$, the nondimensional slenderness ratio of the steel crosssection is $0.25$ $0.50$ $0.75$ $2.00$
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GATE2016237
Two bolted plates under tension with alternative arrangement of bolt holes are shown in figure $1$ and $2$. The hole diameter, pitch, and gauge length are $d$, $p$ and $g$, respectively. Which one of the following conditions must be ensured to have higher net tensile capacity of configuration ... shown in Figure $1$? $p^2 > 2gd$ $p^2 < \sqrt{4gd}$ $p^2 > 4gd$ $p > 4gd$
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GATE2016238
A fixedend beam is subjected to a concentrated load ($P$) as shown in the figure. The beam has two different segments having different plastic moment capacities ($M_P, 2M_P$) as shown. The minimum value of load ($P$) at which the beam would collapse (ultimate load) is $7.5 \: M_P/L$ $5.0 \: M_P/L$ $4.5 \: M_P/L$ $2.5 \: M_P/L$
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GATE201618
The semicompact section of a laterally unsupported steel beam has an elastic section modulus, plastic section modulus and design bending compressive stress of $500 \: cm^3$, $650 \: cm^3$ and $200 \: MPa$, respectively. The design flexural capacity (expressed in kNm) of the section is ________
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GATE2016138
Two plates are connected by fillet welds of size $10$ mm and subjected to tension, as shown in the figure. The thickness of each plate is $12$ mm. The yield stress and the ultimate tensile stress of steel are $250$ MPa and $410$ MPa, respectively. The welding is done in the ... of each weld to transmit a force $P$ equal to $270$ kN (factored) is $90$ mm $105$ mm $100$ mm $115$ mm
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GATE201529
A column of size $450 \: mm \times 600\: mm $ has unsupported length of $3.0$ m and is braced against side sway in both directions. According to $IS \: 456:2000$, the minimum eccentricities (in mm) with respect to major and minor principal axes are: $20.0$ and $20.0$ $26.0$ and $21.0$ $26.0$ and $20.0$ $21.0$ and $15.0$
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GATE2015211
A steel member $â€™ Mâ€™$ has reversal of stress due to live loads, whereas another member $â€™Nâ€™$ has reversal of stress due to wind load. As per $IS \: 800: 2007$, the maximum slenderness ratio permitted is: less for member $â€™ Mâ€™$ than that of member $â€™ Nâ€™$ more for member $â€™ Mâ€™$ than that of member $â€™Nâ€™$ same for both members not specified in the Code
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GATE2015232
A steel strip of length $L=200$ mm is fixed at end $A$ and rests at $B$ on a vertical spring of stiffness, $k=2 \: N/mm$. The steel strip is $5$ mm wide and $10$ mm thick. A vertical load, $P=50$ N is applied at $B$, as shown in the figure. Considering $E=200$ GPa, the force (in N) developed in the spring is ________.
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GATE2015234
According to the concept of Limit State Design as per $IS \: 456:2000$, the probability of failure of a structure is ______.
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GATE2015236
A fixed end beam is subjected to a load, W at $1/3$ rd span from the left support as shown in the figure. The collapse load of the beam is: $16.5 M_p/L$ $15.5 M_p/L$ $15.0 M_p/L$ $16.0 M_p/L$
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GATE2015142
A square footing $(2\:m \times 2\:m)$ is subjected to an inclined point load, $P$ as shown in the figure below. The water table is located well below the base of the footing. Considering oneway eccentricity, the $\textit{net safe}$ load carrying capacity of the footing for a factor ... : $F_{qd} = F_{\gamma d} = 1.113$; Inclination factors: $F_{qi} = 0.444, \: F_{\gamma i}=0.02$
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GATE2014234
A prismatic beam (as shown below) has plastic moment capacity of $M_p$, then the collapse load $P$ of the beam is $\dfrac{2M_p}{L} \\$ $\dfrac{4M_p}{L} \\$ $\dfrac{6M_p}{L} \\$ $\dfrac{8M_p}{L}$
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GATE2014135
For a beam of crosssection, width $=230$ mm and effective depth $=500$ mm, the number of rebars of $12$ mm diameter required to satisfy minimum tension reinforcement requirement specified by $IS: 4562000$ (assuming grade of steel reinforcement as $Fe500$ is ________
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GATE Civil 2013  Question: 49
A propped cantilever made of a prismatic steel beam is subjected to a concentrated load P at mid span as shown. If the magnitude of load $P$ is increased till collapse and the plastic moment carrying capacity of steel beam section is $90$ kNm, determine reaction $R$ (in kN) (correct to $1$decimal place) using plastic analysis _______
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GATE Civil 2013  Question: 48
A propped cantilever made of a prismatic steel beam is subjected to a concentrated load P at mid span as shown. If load $P=80$ kN, find the reaction $R$ (in kN) correct to $1$decimal place) using elastic analysis ________
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GATE Civil 2013  Question: 33
A uniform beam weighing $1800 \: N$ is supported at E and F by cable ABCD. Determine the tension (in $N$) in segment AB of this cable (correct to $1$ decimal place). Assume the cables ABCD, BE and CF to be weightless. _______
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GATE Civil 2013  Question: 7
As per $IS \: 456:2000$ for $M20$ grade concrete and plain barsin tension the design bond stress $\tau_{bd}=1.2$ MPa. Further, $IS \: 456:2000$ permits this design bond stress value to be increased by $60 \%$ for HSD bars. The stress ... tension, $\sigma_s=360$ MPa. Find the required development length, $L_d$, for HSD barsin terms of the bar diameter, $\phi$ ________
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GATE Civil 2012  Question: 53
The crosssection at midspan of a beam at the edge of a slab is shown in the sketch. A portion of the slab is considered as the effective flange width for the beam. The grades of concrete and reinforcing steel are M25 and Fe415, respectively. The total area of reinforcing ... , as per the Limit State Method of $\text{IS } 456:2000$ is $475.2$ $717.0$ $756.4$ $762.5$
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GATE Civil 2012  Question: 52
The crosssection at midspan of a beam at the edge of a slab is shown in the sketch. A portion of the slab is considered as the effective flange width for the beam. The grades of concrete and reinforcing steel are $M25$ and $Fe415$, respectively. The total area of ... mm) computed as per the Limit State Method of $IS \: 456:2000$ is $200.0$ $223.3$ $236.3$ $273.6$
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GATE Civil 2012  Question: 35
Two plates are connected by filler welds of size $10$ mm and subjected to tension, as shown in the sketch. The thickness of each plate is $12$ mm. The yield stress and the ultimate tensile stress of steel are $250$ MPa and $410$ MPa, respectively. The welding is done ... mm) of each weld to transmit a force $P$ equal to $270$ kN is $100$ mm $105$ mm $110$ mm $115$ mm
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GATE Civil 2012  Question: 9
In a steel plate with bolted connections, the rupture of the net section is a mode of failure under tension compression flexure shear
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GATE Civil 2012  Question: 7
As per $IS \: 456:2000$, in the Limit State Design of a flexural member, the strain in reinforcing bars under tension at ultimate state should not be less than $\dfrac{f_y}{E_s} \\$ $\dfrac{f_y}{E_s}+0.002 \\$ $\dfrac{f_y}{1.15E_s} \\$ $\dfrac{f_y}{1.15E_s}+0.002$
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GATE2018 CE2: 21
As per $\text{IS }456:2000$, the minimum percentage of tension reinforcement (up to two decimal places) required in reinforcedconcrete beams of rectangular crosssection (considering effective depth in the calculation of area) using $Fe500$ grade steel is _____
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GATE2018 CE1: 42
The dimensions of a symmetrical welded Isection are shown in the figure. The plastic section modulus about the weaker axis (in $cm^3$, up to decimal place) is _____
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GATE2018 CE1: 27
A cantilever beam of length $2$ m with a square section of side length $0.1$ m is loaded vertically at the free end. The vertical displacement at the free end is $5$ mm. The beam is made of steel with young's modulus of $2.0 \times 10^{11} N/m^2$. The maximum bending stress at the fixed end of the cantilever is $20.0$ MPa $37.5$ MPa $60.0$ MPa $75.0$ MPa
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GATE2018 CE1: 5
A steel column of ISHB $350$ @$72.4$ kg/m is subjected to a factored axial compressive load of $2000$ kN. The load is transferred to a concrete pedestal of grade $M20$ through a square base plate. Consider bearing strength of concrete as $0.45f_{ck}$, where $f_{ck}$ ... plate and steel column, the length of a side of the base plate to be provided is $39$ cm $42$ cm $45$ cm $48$ cm
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