# Design of Steel Structures

• ## Steel tanks are mainly designed for

• A. weight of tank
• B. wind pressure
• C. water pressure
• D. earthquake forces
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• ## The effect of racking forces is considered in the design of i) lateral braces ii) chord members The correct answer is

• A. only (i)
• B. only (ii)
• C. both (i) and (ii)
• D. none of the above
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• ## For the buildings having a low permeability, the internal wind pressure acting normal to the wall and roof surfaces is taken as (where p is basic wind pressure)

• A. zero
• B. ±0.2p
• C. ± 0.5 p
• D. ±0.7p
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• ## The effective length of a battened column is increased by

• A. 5%
• B. 10%
• C. 15%
• D. 20%
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• ## The actual thickness of butt weld as compared to the thickness of plate is usually

• A. more
• B. less
• C. equal
• D. none of the above
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• ## Minimum pitch provided in riveted steel tanks is (where d is diameter of rivets)

• A. 1.5 d
• B. 2.0 d
• C. 2.5 d
• D. 3.0 d
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• ## According to IS Specifications, the effective length of a column effectively held in position at both ends and restrained in direction at one end is taken as

• A. 0.67 L
• B. 0.8 L
• C. L
• D. 1.5 L
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• ## Generally the purlins are placed at the panel points so as to avoid

• A. Axial force in rafter
• B. Shear force in rafter
• C. Deflection of rafter
• D. Bending moment in rafter
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• ## The minimum thickness of plates in a steel stack should be

• A. 4 mm
• B. 5 mm
• C. 6 mm
• D. 8 mm
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• ## A circular column section is generally not used in actual practice because

• A. it is uneconomical
• B. it cannot carry the load safely
• C. it is difficult to connect beams to the round sections
• D. all of the above