Interview Questions for Structural Engineers 1

Please enter your mail id before submitting to get the correct answers on your mail.

1. For a simple span beam with 1/3 point loading, where would the approximate location of the maximum deflection be?
2. Where is the slope maximum for a cantilever beam?

The maximum deflection for a simply supported, asymmetrically loaded beam is always located at:

4. Maximum Deflection always located at the point of maximum moment. True or False!
5. Which of the following causes deflection in beams?

At a fixed end condition, what is the slope of the elastic curve of the member?

7. Code limits on deflection of beams are generally based on what type of criteria?
8. What additional information beyond the moment diagram is needed to calculate slope or deflection?
9. Beams carrying or supporting brittle finishes like Brick-works will have stringent deflection criteria. True or False!
10. Of the parameters which determine deflection, which has the greatest effect when changed?

Be sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results!

Please enter your mail id to get the correct answers on your mail. (We don't misuse or display your mail id to anyone)

Name Email