- Civil Engineering
- Design of Steel Structures
- Stiffeners are used in a plate girder

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## Stiffeners are used in a plate girder |

A. | to reduce the compressive stress |

B. | to reduce the shear stress |

C. | to take the bearing stress |

D. | to avoid bulking of web plate |

Answer» D. to avoid bulking of web plate |

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- When the depth of a plate girder is at least times the depth of vertical leg of the flange angles, the girder is known as deep plate girder, if is
- When the depth of a plate girder is at least times the depth of vertical leg of the flange angles, the girder is known as deep plate girder, if is
- If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders without horizontal stiffeners, are spaced at a distance not less than
- If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders without horizontal stiffeners, are spaced at a distance not less than
- In case horizontal stiffeners are not used, the distance between vertical legs of flange angles at the top and bottom of a plate girder, is known as
- In case horizontal stiffeners are not used, the distance between vertical legs of flange angles at the top and bottom of a plate girder, is known as
- If d is the distance between the flange angles of a plate girder, vertical stiffeners are provided at a distance not greater than
- Intermediate vertical stiffeners in a plate girder need be provided if the depth of web exceeds
- If d is the distance between the flange angles of a plate girder, vertical stiffeners are provided at a distance not greater than
- If W and L are the total superimposed load and the span of a plate girder in metres, the approximate self weight (W) of the girder, is taken as

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