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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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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 CE219
The maximum applied load on a cylindrical concrete specimen of diameter $150\: mm$ and length $300\: mm$ tested as per the split tensile strength test guidelines of $IS\:5816:1999$ is $157\: kN$. The split tensile strength (in $MPa,$ round off to one decimal place) of the specimen is _______.
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GATE2020 CE228
A prismatic linearly elastic bar of length $L$, crosssectional area $A$, and made up of a material with Young's modulus $E$, is subjected to axial tensile force as shown in the figures. When the bar is subjected to axial tensile forces $P_1$ and $P_2$, the strain energies stored ... the correct relationship is $U = U_1 + U_2$ $U = U_1  U_2$ $U < U_1 + U_2$ $U > U_1 + U_2$
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GATE2020 CE229
The planar structure $RST$ shown in the figure is rollersupported at $S$ and pinsupported at $R.$ Members $RS$ and $ST$ have uniform flexural rigidity $(EI)$ and $S$ is a rigid joint. Consider only bending deformation and neglect effects of selfweight and axial stiffening. When the ... $R,$ is $\dfrac{PL^3}{12EI}$ $\dfrac{PL^2}{12EI}$ $\dfrac{PL^2}{6EI}$ $\dfrac{PL}{6EI}$
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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 CE241
A concrete beam of span $15\: m,\ 150\: mm$ wide and $350\: mm$ ... cable is tensioned from one end only, the percentage loss (round off to one decimal place) in the cable force due to friction, is ________.
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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 CE23
Given that the scope of the construction work is welldefined with all its drawings, specifications, quantities and estimates, which one of the following of contract would be most preferred? EPC contract percentage rate contract Item rate contract Lump sum contract
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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 CE215
Let the characteristic strength be defined as that value, below which not more than $50 \%$ of the results are expected to fall. Assuming a standard deviation of $4$ MPa, the target mean strength (in MPa) to be considered in the mix design of a $M25$ concrete would be $18.42$ $21.00$ $25.00$ $31.58$
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GATE2017 CE216
In a material under a state of plane strain, a $10 \times 10$ mm square centered at a point gets deformed as shown in the figure. If the shear strain $\gamma_{xy}$ at this point is expressed as $0.001k$ (in rad), the value of $k$ is $0.50$ $0.25$ $ 0.25$ $ 0.50$
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GATE2017 CE218
For a construction project, the mean and standard deviation of the completion time are $200$ days and $6.1$ days, respectively. Assume normal distribution and use the value of standard normal deviate $z = 1.64$ for the $95 \%$ confidence level. The maximum time required (in days) for the completion of the project would be ________
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GATE2017 CE230
Group I gives a list of test methods and test apparatus for evaluating some of the properties of Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) and concrete. Group II gives the list of these properties. ... $P  4; Q  2; R  4; S  1$ $P  1; Q  4; R  2; S  3$
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GATE2017 CE231
Two prismatic beams having the same flexural rigidity of $1000 \: kNm^2$ are shown in the figures. If the midspan deflections of these beams are denoted by $\delta_1$ and $\delta_2$ (as indicated in the figures), the correct option is $\delta_1 = \delta_2$ $\delta_1 < \delta_2$ $\delta_1 > \delta_2$ $\delta_1 >> \delta_2$
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GATE2017 CE232
Consider the prismatic beams with the clamped supports P, Q, and R as shown in the figures. Given that eh modulus of elasticity, $E$ is $2.5 \times 10^4$ MPa; and the moment of inertia, $I$ is $8 \times 10^8 \: mm^4$, the correct comparison of the magnitudes of the ... $M_P = M_Q>M_R$ $S_P < S_Q> S_R$; $M_P = M_Q=M_R$ $S_P < S_Q< S_R$; $M_P < M_Q < M_R$
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GATE2017 CE233
Consider the following statements: Walls of one brick thick are measured in square meters Walls of one brick thick are measured in cubic meters No deduction in the brickwork quantity is made for openings in walls up to $0.1 \: m^2$ area. For the measurement of excavation from the borrow pit ... False P  True, Q  False, R  True, S  False P  True, Q  False, R  True, S  True
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GATE2017 CE239
A hallow circular shaft has an outer diameter of $100 $ mm and inner diameter of $50 $ mm. If the allowable shear stress is $125$ MPa, the maximum torque (in kNm) that the shaft can resist is _______
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GATE2017 CE240
A simply supprted rectangular concrete beam of span $8$ m has to be prestressed with a force of $1600$ ... (in meters, up to two decimal places) of the tendon at the midspan to balance the external load should be __________
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GATE2017 CE241
Two plates od $8$ mm thickness each are connected by a fillet weld of $6$ mm thickness as shown in the figure. The permissible stresses in the plate and the weld are $150$ MPa and $110$ MPa, respectively. Assuming the length of the weld shown in the figure to be the effective length, the permissible load $P$ (in kN) is ______
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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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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: 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: 6
An element is subjected to biaxial normal tensile strains of $0.0030$ and $0.0020$. The normal strain in the plane of maximum shear strain is Zero $0.0010$ $0.0025$ $0.0050$
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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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GATE2019 CE1: 8
Assuming that there is no possibility of shear buckling in the web, the maximum reduction permitted by $\text{IS 8002007}$ in the (lowshear) design bending strength of a semicompact steel section due to high shear is zero $\text{25 %}$ $\text{50 %}$ governed bye the area of the flange
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GATE2019 CE1: 9
In the reinforced beam section shown in the figure $\text{(not drawn to scale)}$, the nominal cover provided at the bottom of the beam as per $\text{IS 4562000},$ is $\text{30 mm}$ $\text{36 mm}$ $\text{42 mm}$ $\text{50 mm}$
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GATE2019 CE1: 19
For a given loading on a rectangular plain concrete beam with an overall depth of $500 \: mm$, the compressive strain and tensile strain developed at the extreme fibers are of the same magnitude of $2.5 \times 10^{4}$. The curvature in the beam crosssection (in $m^{1}$, round off to $3$ decimal places), is ________
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GATE2019 CE1: 31
The crosssection of a builtup wooden beam as shown in the figure (not drawn to scale) is subjected to a vertical shear force of $8 \: kN$. The beam is symmetrical about the neural axis (N.A.) shown, and the moment of inertia about N.A. is $1.5 \times 10^9 \: mm^4$. ... , each of the nails at P will be subjected to the shear force of $60 \: N$ $120 \: N$ $240 \: N$ $480 \: N$
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GATE2019 CE1: 32
The rigidjointed plane frame QRS shown in the figure is subjected to a load $P$ at the joint $R$. Let the axial deformations in the frame be neglected. If the support $S$ undergoes a settlement of $\Delta = \frac{PL^3}{\beta EI}$, the vertical reaction at the support $S$ will become zero when $\beta$ is equal to $0.1$ $3.0$ $7.5$ $48.0$
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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: 37
The network of a small construction project awarded to a contractor is shown in the following figure. The normal duration, crash duration, normal cost, and crash cost of all the activities are shown in the table. The indirect cost incurred by the contractor is ... is targeted for completion in $16$ days, the total cost (in INR) to be incurred by the contractor would be _______
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GATE2019 CE1: 39
A portal frame shown in figure (not drawn to scale) has a hinge support at joint P and a roller support at joint R. A point load of $50 \: kN$ is acting at joint in R in the horizontal direction. The flexural rigidity. EI, of each number is $10^6 \: kNm^2$. Under the applied load, the horizontal displacement (in mm, round off to $1$ decimal place) of joint R would be _________
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GATE2019 CE1: 48
Tie bars of $12 \: mm$ diameter are to be provided in a concrete pavement slab. The working tensile stress of the tie bars is $230 \: MPa$, the average bond strength between a tie bar and concrete is $2 \: MPa$, and the joint gap between the slabs ... loss of bond and the tolerance factor, the design length of the tie bars (in $mm$, round off to the nearest integer) is ________
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GATE2019 CE1: 54
A $3 \: m \times 3 \: m$ square precast reinforced concrete segments to be installed by pushing them through an existing railway embankment for making an underpass as shown in the figure. A reaction arrangement using precast PCC blocks placed on the ground ... the same properties that of soil, the factor of safety (round off to $1$ decimal place) against shear failure is ________
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GATE2019 CE2: 5
A closed thinwalled tube has thickness, $t$, mean enclosed area within the boundary of the centerline of tube’s thickness, $A_m$, and shear stress, $\tau$. Torsional moment of resistance, $T$, of the section would be $0.5 \tau A_m t$ $\tau A_m t$ $2 \tau A_m t$ $4 \tau A_m t$
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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: 7
If the fineness modulus of a sample of fine aggregates is $4.3$, the mean size of the particles in the sample is between $150 \: \mu m$ and $300 \: \mu m$ $300 \: \mu m$ and $600 \: \mu m$ $1.18 \: mm$ and $2.36 \: mm$ $2.36 \: mm$ and $4.75\: mm$
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GATE2019 CE2: 8
For a channel section subjected to a downward vertical shear force at its centroid, which one of the following represents the correct distribution of shear stress in flange and web?
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GATE2019 CE2: 21
The characteristic compressive strength of concrete required in a project is $25 \: MPa$ and the standard deviation in the observed compressive strength expected at site is $4 \: MPa$. The average compressive strength of cubes tested at different watercement (w/c) ... The watercement ratio (in percent, round off to the lower integer) to be used in the mix is ______
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