Plate Griders and Industrial Roofs

Question 1
In a plate girder, the web plate is connected to the flange plates by fillet welding. The size of the fillet welds is designed to safely resist
A
the bending stresses in the flanges
B
the vertical shear force at the section
C
the horizontal shear force between the flanges and the web plate
D
the forces causing buckling in the web
GATE CE 2004   Design of Steel Structures
Question 2
Which of the following elements of a pitched roof industrial steel building primarily resists lateral load parallel to the ridge ?
A
bracings
B
purlins
C
truss
D
columns
GATE CE 2003   Design of Steel Structures
There are 2 questions to complete.

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