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## The gross section of the web of a beam is defined as |

A. | depth of the beam multiplied by its web thickness |

B. | width of the flange multiplied by its web thickness |

C. | sum of the flange width and depth of the beam multiplied by the web thickness |

D. | none of these |

Answer» A. depth of the beam multiplied by its web thickness |

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Design of Steel Structures

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- The connection of one beam to another beam by means of an angle at the bottom and an angle at the top, is known as
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- The connection of intermediate vertical stiffeners to the web, not subjected to external loads, shall be designed for a minimum shear force (kN/m) of (Where, t = the web thickness in mm and h = the outstand of stiffener in mm)
- The failure of a web plate takes place by yielding if the ratio of the clear depth to thickness of the web, is less than

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