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Q1. | Direct load carrying capacity of a brick masonry wall standing freely as against when it supports RC slab will be |

A. | more [Wrong Answer] |

B. | less [Correct Answer] |

C. | the same in both the cases [Wrong Answer] |

D. | 100% [Wrong Answer] |

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column analogy method

moment distribution method

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⇒ The mode of failure of a very short masonry member having h/t ratio of less than 4 is by

shear

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providing a deeper foundation

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using stronger bricks

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the action of applied forces will be affected by small deformations of the structure

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