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GATE Civil 2021 Set 2  Question: 7
A single story building model is shown in the figure. The rigid bar of mass $\text{m}$' is supported by three massless elastic columns whose ends are fixed against rotation. For each of the columns, the applied lateral force $\text{(P)}$ ... $6\sqrt{\frac{6EI}{mL^{3}}}\text{rad/s}$ $\frac{2}{L}\sqrt{\frac{EI}{m}}\text{rad/s}$
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 2  Question: 20
A propped cantilever beam $\text{XY}$, with an internal hinge at the middle, is carrying a uniformly distributed load of $\text{10 kN/m}$, as shown in the figure. The vertical reaction at support $\text{X}$ ( in $\text{kN}$, $\textit{in integer}$) is ___________
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 2  Question: 38
A prismatic fixedfixed beam, modelled with a total lumpedmass of $\text{10 kg}$ as a single degree of freedom $\text{(SDOF)}$ system is shown in the figure. If the flexural stiffness of the beam is $4 \pi ^{2}$ $\text{kN/m}$, its natural frequency of vibration (in $\text{Hz}$, $\textit{in integer}$) in the flexural mode will be ______________
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 2  Question: 39
A perfectly flexible and inextensible cable is shown in the figure (not to scale). The external loads at $\text{F}$ and $\text{G}$ are acting vertically. The magnitude of tension in the cable segment $\text{FG}$ (in $\text{kN}, \textit{round off to two decimal places}$) is ________________________
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 1  Question: 21
The equation of deformation is derived to be $y=x^{2}xL$ for a beam shown in the figure. The curvature of the beam at the midspan (in units, in integer) will be _________________
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 1  Question: 22
A truss $\text{EFGH}$ is shown in the figure, in which all the members have the same axial rigidity $\text{R}$. In the figure, $\text{P}$ is the magnitude of external horizontal forces acting at joints $\text{F}$ ... of the horizontal displacement of joint $\text{G}$ (in $\text{mm}, \textit{round off to one decimal place}$) is _____________________
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GATE Civil 2021 Set 1  Question: 41
Employ stiffness matrix approach for the simply supported beam as shown in the figure to calculate unknown displacements/rotations. Take length, $L=8\text{ m}$; modulus of elasticity, $E=3\times 10^{4} \text{N/mm}^{2}$ ... (in $\text{mm}, \textit{round off to integer}$) under $\text{P=100 kN}$ in downward direction will be _________________
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GATE2020CE15
Consider the planar truss shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale) Neglecting self weight of the numbers, the number of zeroforce members in the truss under the action of the load $P$, is $6$ $7$ $8$ $9$
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GATE2020CE141
A rigid, uniform, weightless, horizontal bar is connected to three vertical members P , Q and R as shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale). All three members have identical axial stiffness of $10\:kN/mm$ . The lower ends of bars $P$ and $R$ rest ... $W$ (in $kN$, round off to the nearest integer), is ______.
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GATE2020 CE27
A weightless cantilever beam of span L is loaded as shown in the figure. For the entire span of the beam, the material properties are identical and the cross section is rectangular with constant width. From the flexurecritical perspective, the most economical longitudinal profile of the beam to carry the given loads among the options given below, is
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GATE2020 CE230
Joints $I,J,K,L,Q$ and $M$ of the frame shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale) are pins. Continuous members $IQ$ and $LJ$ are connected through a pin at $N$. Continuous members $JM$ and $KQ$ are connected through a pin at $P$. The frame has hinge ... positive $X$ direction. The magnitude of the horizontal component of reaction $\text{(in kN)}$ at $S,$ is $5$ $10$ $15$ $20$
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GATE2020 CE242
The plane truss has hinge supports at $P$ and $W$ and is subjected to the horizontal forces as shown in the figure (not drawn to the scale) Representing the tensile force with $’+’$ sign and the compressive force with $’’$ sign, the force in member $XW$ (in $kN$, round off to the nearest integer), is ________.
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GATE2017 CE214
Consider the following frame in the figure: If the axial and shear deformations in different members of the frame are assumed to be negligible, the reduction in the degree of kinematical indeterminacy would be equal to $5$ $6$ $7$ $8$
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GATE2017 CE242
Consider the portal frame shown in the figure and assume the modulus of elasticity, $E=2.5 \times 10^4$ MPa and the moment of inertia, $I= 8 \times 10^8 \: mm^4$ for all the members of the frame. The rotation (in degrees, up to one decimal place) at the rigid joint Q would be ____________
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GATE2019 CE1: 5
A plane truss is shown in the figure (not drawn to scale). Which one of the options contains ONLY zero force members in the truss? $\text{FG,FI,HI,RS}$ $\text{FG,FH,HI,RS}$ $\text{FI,HI,PR,RS}$ $\text{FI,FG,RS,PR}$
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GATE2019 CE1: 7
Consider the pinjointed plane truss shown in the figure $\text{(not drawn to scale)}$.Let $R_{P}, R_{Q}$ and $R_{R}$ denote the vertical reactions (upward positive) applied by the supports at $P, Q$ and $R,$ ... by $\text{(30,30,30)kN}$ $\text{(20,0,10)kN}$ $\text{(10,30,10)kN}$ $\text{(0,60,30)kN}$
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GATE2016133
A plane truss with applied loads is shown in the figure. The members which do not carry any force are FT, TG, HU, MP, PL ET, GS, UR, VR, QL FT, GS, HU, MP, QL MP, PL, HU, FT, UR
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GATE2017 CE1: 29
A planar truss tower structure is shown in the figure. Consider the following statements about the external and internal determinacies of the truss. Externally Determinate External Static Indeterminacy $=1$ External Static Indeterminacy $=2$ Internally Determinate Internal Static Indeterminacy $=1$ ... SFalse; TFalse; U True PTrue; Q True; RFalse; STrue; TFalse; U True
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GATE201517
For the beam shown below, the stiffness coefficient $K_{22}$ can be written as $\dfrac{6EI}{L^2} \\$ $\dfrac{12EI}{L^3} \\$ $\dfrac{3EI}{L} \\$ $\dfrac{EI}{6L^2}$
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GATE2015137
For the $2D$ truss with the applied loads shown below, the strain energy in the member $XY$ is _____ kNm. For member $XY$, assume $AE=30$ kN, where $A$ is crosssection area and $E$ is the modulus of elasticity.
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GATE2014235
The tension (in kN) in a $10$ m long cable, shown in the figure, neglecting its selfweight is $120$ $75$ $60$ $45$
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GATE2014132
For the truss shown below, the member $PQ$ is short by $3$ mm. The magnitude of vertical displacement of joint $R$ (in mm) is ______
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GATE2014111
The degree of static indeterminacy of a rigid joined frame $\text{PQR}$ supported as shown in the figure is zero one two unstable
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GATE Civil 2013  Question: 10
The pinjointed $2D$ truss is loaded with a horizontal force of $15 \: kN$ at joint S and another $15 \: kN$ vertical force at joint U, as shown. Find the force in member RS (in $kN$) and report your answer taking tension as positive and compression as negative _________
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GATE2018 CE2: 42
A cable PQ of length $25$ m is supported at two ends at the same level as shown in the figure. The horizontal distance between the supports is $20$ m. A point load of $150$ kN is applied at point R which divides into two equal parts. Neglecting the selfweight of the cable, the tension (in kN, in integer value) in the cable due to the applied load will be _______
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GATE2018 CE2: 4
All the members of the planar truss (see figure), have the same properties in terms of area of crosssection (A) and modulus of elasticity (E). For the loads shown on the truss, the statement that correctly represents the nature of forces in the members of the ... and $1$ members in compression, and $2$ zeroforce member There are $2$ members in tension, and $3$ zeroforce member
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