GATE Questions & Answers of Beams and beam-columns

What is the Weightage of Beams and beam-columns in GATE Exam?

Total 2 Questions have been asked from Beams and beam-columns topic of Steel Structures subject in previous GATE papers. Average marks 1.50.

The semi-compact section of a laterally unsupported steel beam has an elastic section modulus, plastic section modulus and design bending compressive stress of $500\mathrm{cm}^3$ ,$650\mathrm{cm}^3$ and, $200\;\mathrm{MPa}$ respectively. The design flexural capacity (expressed in kNm) of the section is _________

The adjoining figure shows a schematic representation of a steel plate grider to be used as a simply supported beam with a concentrated load. For stiffeners, PQ(running along the beam axis) and RS(running between the top and bottom flanges) which of the following pairs of statements will be TRUE?