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Q1. | The method of moment distribution in structural analysis is |

A. | An iterative method [Correct Answer] |

B. | An exact method [Wrong Answer] |

C. | An approximate method [Wrong Answer] |

D. | None of these [Wrong Answer] |

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roller support

hinged support

fixed support

free end

⇒ The three moment equation in structural analysis is basically a

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vertical tensile splitting

buckling

any of the above

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Consistent deformation method

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moment distribution method

column analogy method

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⇒ The truss can be analysed by the methods of joints when the number of unknown at a joint is equal to

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⇒ Minimum thickness of stiffening wall for 1 to 3 storeys shall not be less than

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⇒ The moment area theorems in the structural analysis fall in the category of

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a unit displacement is applied at co-ordinate j and the forces are calculated at all coordinates

a unit force is applied at coordinate j and the forces are calculated at all coordinates

a unit displacement is applied at co-ordinate j and the displacements are calculated at all co-ordinates

⇒ Number of unknown internal forces in each member of a rigid jointed plane frame is

1

2

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deflections are linear functions of applied forces

material obeys Hooke's law

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

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⇒ When a uniformly distributed load, shorter than the span of the girder, moves from left to right, then the conditions for maximum bending moment at a section is that

the head of the load reaches the section

the tail of the load reaches the section

the load position should be such that the section divides it equally on both sides

the load position should be such that the section divides the load in the same ratio as it divides the span

⇒ Which of the following is not the displacement method ?

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19

20

25

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An approximate method

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2

3

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