GATE CE

Columns and Struts

Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics

(Past Years Questions)

Marks 1

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Two steel columns $$P$$ (Length $$L$$ and yield strength $${f_y} = 250\,\,MPa)$$ and $$Q$$ (length $$2L$$ and yield stre...
GATE CE 2013
The ratio of the theoretical critical buckling load for a column with fixed ends to that of another column with the same...
GATE CE 2012
The effective length of a column of length $$L$$ fixed against rotation and translation at one end is
GATE CE 2010
A long structural column (length $$-L$$) with both ends hinged is acted upon by an axial compressive load $$P.$$ The dif...
GATE CE 2003
Four column of the same material having identical geometric properties are supported in different ways as shown below ...
GATE CE 2000
When a column is fixed at both ends corresponding to Euler's criterion load is
GATE CE 1994
The kern area (core) of a solid circular section column of diameter, $$D$$ is a concentric circle of diameter, $$'d'$$ i...
GATE CE 1992
The axial load carrying capacity of a long column of given material. Cross-sectional area, $$A$$ and length, $$L$$ is g...
GATE CE 1992

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Consider two axially loaded columns, namely. $$1$$ and $$2,$$ made of a linear elastic material with Young's modulus $$2...
GATE CE 2017 Set 1
If the following equation establishes equilibrium in slightly bent position, the mid-span deflection of a member shown i...
GATE CE 2014 Set 1
The sketch shows a column with a pin at the base and rollers at the top. It is subjected to an axial force $$P$$ and a m...
GATE CE 2012
A rigid bar $$GH$$ of length $$L$$ is supported by a hinge and a spring of stiffness $$K$$ as shown in the figure below...
GATE CE 2008
Cross-section of a column consisting of two steel strips, each of thickness $$t$$ and width $$b$$ is shown in the figure...
GATE CE 2008
A steel column, pinned at both ends, has a buckling load of $$200$$ $$kN.$$ If the column is restrained against lateral ...
GATE CE 2007
The buckling load $$P = {P_{cr}}$$ for the column $$AB$$ in figure, as $${K_T}$$ approaches infinity, becomes $$\alpha {...
GATE CE 2006
The maximum tensile stress at the section $$X$$ - $$X$$ shown in the figure below is ...
GATE CE 2005
A rigid rod $$AB$$ of length $$L$$ is hinged at $$A$$ and is maintained in its vertical position by two springs with spr...
GATE CE 1990

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