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GATE CE 2008

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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-0.6

A reinforced concrete beam of rectangular cross section of breadth $$230$$ $$mm$$ and effective depth $$400$$ $$mm$$ is subjected to maximum factored shear force of $$120$$ $$kN.$$ The grades of concrete, main steel and stirrup steel are $$M20,$$ $$Fe415$$ and $$Fe250$$ respectively. For the area of main steel provided, the design shear strength τc is per $$IS: 456$$-$$2000$$ is $$0.48$$ $$N/m{m^2}.$$ The beam is designed for collapse limit state.

The spacing $$(mm)$$ of $$2$$-legged $$8$$ $$mm$$ stirrups to be provided is

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GATE CE 2008

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

A reinforced concrete beam of rectangular cross section of breadth $$230$$ $$mm$$ and effective depth $$400$$ $$mm$$ is subjected to maximum factored shear force of $$120$$ $$kN.$$ The grades of concrete, main steel and stirrup steel are $$M20,$$ $$Fe415$$ and $$Fe250$$ respectively. For the area of main steel provided, the design shear strength τc is per $$IS: 456$$-$$2000$$ is $$0.48$$ $$N/m{m^2}.$$ The beam is designed for collapse limit state.

In addition, the beam is subjected to a torque whose factored value is $$10.90$$ $$kN$$-$$m.$$ The stirrups have to be provided to carry a shear $$(kN)$$ equal to

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GATE CE 1997

Numerical

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-0

A simply supported beam of a beam and slab system, rests on a support of width $$450$$ $$mm.$$ The clear span of the beam is $$10.0$$ $$m.$$ The thickness of the slab is $$120$$ $$mm.$$ The depth of the beam below the slab is $$480$$ $$mm$$ and the width of the beam is $$250$$ $$mm.$$ The beam is reinforced with one row of $$32$$ $$mm$$ diameter steel rods. The total load including the super imposed dead load, live load and its own weight is $$25.0$$ $$kN/m$$ at service stage. Compute the maximum nominal design shear stress in the concrete _______________

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Questions Asked from Limit State of Collapse Shear (Marks 2)

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GATE CE Subjects

Engineering Mechanics

Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics

Structural Analysis

Construction Material and Management

Reinforced Cement Concrete

Steel Structures

Geotechnical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

Geomatics Engineering Or Surveying

Environmental Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Engineering Mathematics

General Aptitude