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## If the depth of the section of an upper column is smaller than the lower column |

A. | filler plates are provided with column splice |

B. | bearing plates are provided with column splice |

C. | filler plates and bearing plates are provided with column splice |

D. | none of these |

Answer» D. none of these |

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Design of Steel Structures

- When the upper column does not provide full bearing area over lower column, the column splice is provided with the following assumption
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- For the economical design of a combined footing to support two equal column loads, the projections of beams in lower tier are kept such that bending moment under column is equal to
- If the depth of two column sections is equal, then the column splice is provided
- For the economical design of a combined footing to support two equal column loads, the projections of beams in lower tier are kept such that bending moment under column is equal to
- 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
- The heaviest I-section for same depth is
- A web plate is called unstiffened if the ratio of clear depth to thickness is less than
- 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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