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VTU Civil Engineering (Semester 5)
Structural Analysis 2
May 2016
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INSTRUCTIONS
(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1(a) Find the shear force at 'x' using influence line diagram, for the beam show in Fig. Q1(a)

8 M
1(b) A train of Five wheel loads crosses a simple span of 30 meters.
Calculate the maximum positive and negative shear at midspan and the absolute maximum bending moment anywhere in the span.

12 M

2 Analyse the frame shown in Fig Q2 by using deflection method. Draw BMD and SFD.

20 M

3 Analyse a continuous beam shown in Fig Q3. Using moment distribution method. Sketch SFD and BMD. (EI constant).

20 M

4 Analyse the frame shown in Fig Q4 By moment distribution method. Draw the bending moment diagram. (EI constant).

20 M

5 Analyse the frame in Fig Q5 by Kani's method. Draw the bending moment diagram

20 M

6 Analyse the frame shown in Fig. Q6 by using Flexibility matrix method. Use system approach. Draw BMD.

20 M

7 Analyse the continuous beam shown in Fig. Q7 by using stiffness matrix method. Use system approach Draw BMD.

20 M

8(a) Explain degrees of freedom, free vibration, natural frequency and damping.
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8(b) Determine natural frequency and period of the system as shown in Fig. Q8(b).
Take I = 6.5 ×107mm7 and E = 2 × 105 N/mm2.

12 M

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