Structural Steel Fabrication Interview Questions – Set 16

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(A) 2
(B) 4
(C) 6
(D) 8

Q2. The deflection of beams may be decreased by

(A) Increasing the depth of beam
(B) Increasing the span
(C) Decreasing the depth of beam
(D) Increasing the width of beam

Answer: (A) Increasing the depth of beam

Q3. The web crippling due to excessive bearing stress can be avoided by

(A) Increasing the web thickness
(B) Providing suitable stiffeners
(C) Increasing the length of the bearing plates
(D) None of the above

Answer: (C) Increasing the length of the bearing plates

Q4. Which of the following conditions is to be satisfied both in elastic and plastic analysis?

(A) Equilibrium condition
(B) Yield condition
(C) Plastic moment condition
(D) Mechanism condition

Q5. The moment-curvature relation at a plastic hinge is

(A) Linear
(B) Parabolic
(C) Constant moment for all curvatures
(D) Constant curvature for all moments

Answer: (C) Constant moment for all curvatures

(A) 50 %
(B) 60 %
(C) 70 %
(D) 80 %

(A) 6
(B) 8
(C) 10
(D) 15

Q8. If the depth of the section of an upper column is smaller than the lower column

(A) Filler plates are provided with column splice
(B) Bearing plates are provided with column splice
(C) Filler plates and bearing plates are provided with column splice
(D) None of these

(A) 3
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7

Q10. In a grillage footing, the maximum shear force occurs at the

(A) Edge of grillage beam
(B) Centre of base plate
(C) Centre of grillage beam
(D) Centre of base plate

Answer: (B) Centre of base plate

(A) 16 mm
(B) 20 mm
(C) 24 mm
(D) 27 mm

Q12. The critical stress on a column for elastic buckling given by Euler’s formula, is

(A) fc = π2E/(I/r)2
(B) fc = (I/r) 2/ πE
(C) fc = (I/r)/ πE
(D) fc = π2E/(I/r)

(A) 1.0 mm
(B) 1.5 mm
(C) 2.0 mm
(D) 2.5 mm

Q14. A major beam in a building structure, is known as

(A) A girder
(B) A floor beam
(C) A main beam
(D) All the above