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GATE CE 2022: RCC & Prestressed Concrete Quiz#7

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Question 1

Which of the following assumptions regarding pre-stressed concrete are CORRECT?
A- Plane section before bending remains plane after bending
B- Hooke’s law is applicable to steel and concrete within the limit of elasticity.
C- The stresses in tendon does not change along the length.
D- Variation of stresses in tendon due to change in external loading is considered.

Question 2

The maximum upward deflection of a psc member of span 4m is limited to (in mm)

Question 3

According to Indian standard code IS 1343-1980. Which one of the following statements is incorrect ?

Question 4

In the design of pre-stressed concrete structures, which of the following limit states will qualify as the limit states of serviceability?
1) Flexural
2) Shear
3) Deflection
4) Cracking

Question 5

In a post-tension pre-stressed concrete beam, the end block zone is in between the end of the beam and the section where

Question 6

Consider the following statements:
1) In PSC member, compressive and tensile forces remain constant and lever arm varies.
2) In RCC member, lever arm remains constant along the span while compressive and tensile force varies.
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