# GATE Papers >> Civil >> 2006 >> Question No 44

Question No. 44

When the triangular section of a beam as shown below becomes a plastic hinge, the compressive force acting on the section (with σy denoting the yiield stress) becomes

 (a)$\frac{bh{\sigma }_{y}}{4}$ (b)$\frac{2bh{\sigma }_{y}}{9}$ (c)$\frac{bh{\sigma }_{y}}{2}$ (d)$\frac{bh{\sigma }_{y}}{3}$