Solved Problem on Beams

GATE 2013 : Civil Engineering

Q. Beam PQRS has internal hinges in spans PQ and RS as shown. The beammay be subjected to a moving distributed vertical load of maximum intensity 4 kN/m of any length anywhere on the beam. The maximum absolute value of the shear force (in kN) that can occur due to this loading just to the right of support Q shall be:

 

Options: (A) 30   (B) 40   (C) 45   (D) 55

 

Ans: