GATE CE
Structural Analysis
Matrix Method
Previous Years Questions

## Marks 1

A guided support as shown in the figure below is represented by three springs (horizontal, vertical and rotational) with stiffness $${k_x},\,\,{k_y}$$...
For the beam shown below, the stiffness coefficient $${K_{22}}$$ can be written as ...
The stiffness coefficient $${k_{ij}}$$ indicates
For linear elastic frame, if stiffness matrix is doubled with respect to the existing stiffness matrix, the deflection of the resulting frame will be
In a linear elastic structural element

## Marks 2

The stiffness matrix of a beam element is given as $${{2EI} \over L}\left[ {\matrix{ 2 & { + 1} \cr { + 1} & 2 \cr } } \right].$$ ...
The order for the flexibility matrix for a structure is,
Horizontal stiffness coefficient, $${K_{11}}$$ of bar $$ab$$ is given by, ...
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