GATE Questions & Answers of Analysis of Beams

What is the Weightage of Analysis of Beams in GATE Exam?

Total 1 Questions have been asked from Analysis of Beams topic of Structural Analysis subject in previous GATE papers. Average marks 2.00.

A simply supported beam AB of span, L = 24 m is subjected to two wheel loads acting at a distance, d = 5 m apart as shown in the figure below. Each wheel transmits a load, P = 3 kN and may occupy any position along the beam . If the beam is an I-section having section modulus, S = 16.2 cm3, the maximum bending stress (in GPa) due to the wheel loads is_____________.