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Toggle**Important RGPV Question**

**CE-404 (Structural Analysis-I)**

**IV Sem, CE**

**UNIT-1 Virtual work and Energy Principles**

**Q.1)**Β Determine the forces in the members of the pin-jointed truss shown in figure 1.

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**Q.2)**Β Determine the forces in all the members of the truss shown in figure by using method of joints. **RGPV June 2023**

**Q.3) **What do you mean by strain energy? Explain

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**Q.4) **What do you mean by virtual work principle? Explain

**RGPV June 2020**

**Q.5) **Write down a short note on the following.

i) Maxwellβs Reciprocal theorem

ii) Complementary Energy.

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**Q.6) **State and deduce an expression for Maxwellβs reciprocal theorem.

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**Q.7) **Β State principle of virtual work. Also explain its application to Flextural members.

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**Q.8) **Explain the principles of virtual work applied to deformable bodies.

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**Q.9) **Explain clearly about strain energy and complementary

energy methods.

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**Q.10) **What is the advantage of method of section over method of joints?

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**Q.11) **State the virtual work principle and explain its application.

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**Q.12) **Write a short note on strain energy.

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**UNIT-2 Indeterminate Structures-I:**

**Q.1)**Β Analyse the beam by slope deflection method, as shown in figure. Plot the bending moment diagram. **RGPV June 2020**

**Q.2)**Β Analyze the continous beam as shown in fig. by the three moment equation. Draw the shear force and bending moment diagram. **RGPV June 2020**

**Q.3) **What do you understand by indeterminacy? Also explain static and kinematic indeterminacy?

**RGPV June 2020**

**Q.4) **What do you understand by sway and non sway analysis?

**RGPV June 2020**

**Q.5) **Analyse the frame shown in figure using slope deflection method. **RGPV Nov 2019**

**UNIT-3 Indeterminate Structure-II**

**Q.1)**Β Analyse the following beam. **RGPV Dec 2020, Nov 2019**

**Q.2)**Β A beam 10 m long fixed at both ends carries a uniformly distributed load of 4500 N/m over the entire span. Find the maximum bending and maximum bending deflection. Take E-200 kN/mΒ², 1 = 5Γ10ΒΉ mm”.

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**Q.3) **Analyse the following beam. **RGPV June 2020, Nov 2019**

**UNIT-4 Arches and Suspension Cables**

**Q.1)**Β What is cable? Write assumptions in force analysis of cable.

**RGPV June 2020, Nov 2019**

**Q.2)**Β Draw ILD for following figure for

i) Reaction at B

ii) Shear at C

iii) Moment at C. **RGPV June 2020**

**Q.3) **Write down a short note on the following.

i) Eddyβs theorem ii) Arch

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**Q.4) **State Eddy’s theorem in arches.

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**Q.5) **Write short notes of the following.

i) Eddyβs theorem ii) Rib shortening and temperature effects

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**Q.6) **Classify the arches based on materials, shapes and structural systems.

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**UNIT-5 Rolling loads and Influence Lines**

**Q.1)**Β a) Determine the fixed end moments for the loaded beam shown in figure 5. Also draw BMD for the beam of span ‘1’. **RGPV June 2023**

**Q.2)**Β The support B of a continuous beam shown in figure has settled by 12 mm. Find out the moments at supports. **RGPV June 2023**

**Q.3) **A three hinged parabolic arch of 22 metres span and 4m central rise carries a point load at 4 kN at 4m horizontally from the left hand hinge. Calculate the normal thrust and shear force at section under the load. Also calculate the maximum bending moment positive and negative.

**RGPV June 2020, 2022**

**Q.4) **A continous beam ABC. Consists of two spans AB = 4m and BC=3m. (figure 1.0) The end βAβ and end βBβ are hinged support. The span AB carries a point load of 80 kN at 1 m from βAβ while the span βBCβ carries a point load of 60 kN at 1 m from support. βCβ. Given as ratio at moment at inertia IAB / IBC = 2/1. Find out the support moments and draw bending moment diagram. **RGPV June 2020**

**Q.5) **Β Explain the importance of influence line diagram. Explain with suitable examples.

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**Q.6) **Write short notes on EUDL.

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**Q.7) **A portal frame ABCD has its end A is hinged, while the other end D is on rollers. All members have the same flexural rigidity ‘El’, length ‘L’. A horizontal force ‘P’ is applied on the roller end. Find the displacement of the roller end.

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**Q.8) **Find the vertical deflection of the overhanging end ‘C’ of the beam, shown in Figure. **RGPV June 2022**

**Q.9) **A continuous beam ABCD, 16.0m long is shown Figure. Find the support moments and reactions; Draw also SFD and BMD, using Slope deflection method. **RGPV June 2022**

**Q.10) **A three hinged arch has span 20 m and a rise 4 m. The arch carries a uniformly distributed load of 20 kN/m on the left half of the span. Find the horizontal thrust at each support and location and magnitude of the maximum bending moment of the arch.

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**Q.11) **Construct the influence line for a diagonal member UsL4 of a Warren truss with verticals shown in figure. **RGPV June 2023**

**EXTRA QUESTIONS**

**Q.1) **A mild steel bar 100 mm diameter is bent as shown in figure 3. It is fixed horizontally at A and a load of 500 N hangs at D. Draw the bending moment diagram for the parts AB, BC and CD, indicating the maximum values. Find the maximum bending stress. also find the deflection at D.

Take E=2Γ105 N/mmΒ². **RGPV June 2023**

**Q.2) **Determine the prop reaction and the deflection at mid-span of a propped cantilever beam shown in figure 4. The prop sinks by 30 mm. Take EI = 15,000 kNmΒ².

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**Q.3) **Write down the Bettiβs theorem.

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**Q.4) **Write a short note on stability of structure.

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**Q.5) **What are the assumptions made in the analysis of a simple

truss?

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**Q.6) **What do you mean by degree of freedom?

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**Q.7) **Write down a short note on the following:

i) Eddy’s theorem

ii) Complementary Energy

iii) Arch

iv) Maxwell’s Reciprocal theorem.

**RGPV Nov 2019**

**Q.7) **Write short notes on the following.

a) Rib shortening and temperature effects

b) EUDL

c) Castigliano’s first and second theorem.

**RGPV June 2022**

**— Best of Luck for Exam —**