- Civil Engineering
- Design of Steel Structures
- The portal bracing in a truss bridge is ...

Q. |
## The portal bracing in a truss bridge is used to |

A. | transfer load from top of end posts to bearings |

B. | keep the rectangular shape of the bridge cross-section |

C. | stiffen the structure laterally |

D. | prevent the sides-way buckling of top chord |

Answer» A. transfer load from top of end posts to bearings |

View all MCQs in:
Design of Steel Structures

- Study the following statements. (i) Top lateral bracing prevents the sides-way buckling of the chord. (ii) Sway bracing keeps the rectangular shape of the bridge cross-section. (iii) Sway bracing transfers the load from top of end posts to bearings. The correct answer is
- To minimize the total cost of a roof truss, the ratio of the cost of truss to the cost of purlins shall be
- To minimize the total cost of a roof truss, the ratio of the cost of truss to the cost of purlins shall be
- In a truss girder of a bridge, a diagonal consists of mild steel flat 4001.S.F. and carries a pull of 80 tonnes. If the gross-diameter of the rivet is 26 mm, the number of rivets required in the splice, is
- Hudson's formula gives the dead weight of a truss bridge as a function of
- In a truss girder of a bridge, a diagonal consists of mild steel flat 4001.S.F. and carries a pull of 80 tonnes. If the gross-diameter of the rivet is 26 mm, the number of rivets required in the splice, is
- If the floor is supported at or near the bottom but top chords of a bridge is not braced, then the bridge is called
- If the floor is supported at or near the bottom but top chords of a bridge is not braced, then the bridge is called
- The bracing between two columns of a steel tank will be designed to resist
- The bracing provided in the plane of end posts is called

Login to Continue

It will take less than 2 minutes

Report MCQ