A structural member subjected to a tensile force is called

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 19th, 2022

A structural member subjected to a tensile force is called-

  1. Axial member
  2. Compression member
  3. Tension member
  4. Beam

Answer: C. Tension member

A structural member subjected to a tensile force is called tension member.

Solution

Axial member: Axial member is the structural member which is subjected to axial forces

Compression member: Compression member is the structural member which is subjected to compressive forces. Compression member is also called a Strut.

Tension member: Tension member is the structural member which is subjected to tensile forces. Tension member is also called as Tie member.

Beam: Beam is the structural member which is subjected to transverse loading. A beam is mostly deflected by bending.

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