# Questions & Answers of Trusses and Frames

## Weightage of Trusses and Frames

Total 10 Questions have been asked from Trusses and Frames topic of Engineering Mechanics subject in previous GATE papers. Average marks 1.80.

A two-member truss $PQR$ is supporting a load $W$. The axial forces in members $PQ$ and $QR$ are respectively

For the turss shown in figure, the magnitude of the force in member PR and the support reaction at R are respectively

For the truss shown in figure , the magnitude of the force (in kN) in the member SR is

A two member truss ABC is shown in the figure. The force (in kN) transmitted in member AB is _______

In a statically determinate plane truss, the number of joints (j) and the number of members (m) are related by

For the truss shown in the figure, the forces F1 and F2 are 9 kN and 3 kN, respectively. The force (in kN) in the member QS is

A frame is subjected to a load P as shown in the figure. The frame has a constant flexural rigidity EI. The effect of axial load is neglected. The deflection at point A due to the applied load P is

Two steel truss members, AC and BC, each having cross sectional area of 100 mm2, are subjected to a horizontal force F as shown in figure. All the joints are hinged.

If F = 1 kN, the magnitude of the vertical reaction force developed at the point B in kN is

Two steel truss members, AC and BC, each having cross sectional area of 100 mm2, are subjected to a horizontal force F as shown in figure. All the joints are hinged.

The maximum force F in kN that can be applied at C such that the axial stress in any of the truss members DOES NOT exceed 100 MPa is