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RGPV Civil Engineering (Semester 6)
Theory of Structures 2
December 2015
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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) Explain rotation factors.
2 M
1(b) Discuss joint restrained moment.
2 M
1(c) Mention the expressions for sway moments at the two column heads.
3 M
Solve any one question from Q.1(d) & Q.1(e)
1(d) Analyse the frame shown in figure 1. by moment distribution method and draw BMD.

7 M
1(e) Analyse the continuous beam as shown in figure 2 by Kani's method. Draw SFD and BMD.

7 M

2(a) Differentiate between elastic hinge and plastic hinge.
2 M
2(b) Explain beam and sway mechanism.
2 M
2(c) Define load factor and drive expression for it.
3 M
Solve any one question from Q.2(d) & Q.2(e)
2(d) A two span continuous beam of uniform section loaded with ultimate loads as shown in figure3. Determine the required plastic moment of resistance.

7 M
2(e) A portal frame is loaded upto collapse shown in figure 4. Find the plastic moment of resistance required if it is of uniform section throughout.

7 M

3(a) Define wind and wind load.
2 M
3(b) Discuss codal provisions for earthquake loads.
2 M
3(c) Discuss structural behavior of tall buildings subjects to lateral forces.
3 M
Solve any one question from Q.3(d) & Q.3(e)
3(d) Analyse the frame shown in figure 5 by cantilever method.

7 M
3(e) Analyse the frame shown in fig. 5 by portal method
7 M

4(a) Explain co-ordinates related to matrix method.
2 M
4(b) Explain flexibility matrix.
2 M
4(c) Derive relation between flexibility and stiffness matrices.
3 M
Solve any one question from Q.4(d) & Q.4(e)
4(d) Analyse the continuous beam shown in figure 6 by flexibility matrix method..

7 M
4(e) Analyse the continuous beam shown in figure 6 by stiffness method.
7 M

5(a) State Muller Breslau's principle.
2 M
5(b) Explain Beam-column. How the structural behaviour of a beam column does differs from column.
2 M
5(c) Draw ILD for reaction at B for the beam shown in figure 7.

3 M
Solve any one question from Q.5(d) & Q.5(e)
5(d) Draw ILD for reaction at A of continuous beam shown in figure 8. Compute ordinates at 1.0m Interval.

7 M
5(e) Draw ILD for BM at B for continuous beam shown in fig.8 Compute ordinates at 1.0m interval.
7 M

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