Staff Selection Commission
SSC: Junior Engineer (Civil &
(For both Objective and Conventional Type Papers)
Subject : Structural Engineering
Theory of structures:
Elasticity constants, types of beams - determinate and indeterminate, bending
moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported, cantilever and over hanging
beams. Moment of area and moment of inertia for rectangular & circular sections,
bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel and compound sections,
chimneys, dams and retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection of simply
supported and cantilever beams, critical load and columns, Torsion of circular
Concrete Technology: Properties, Advantages and uses of
concrete, cement aggregates, importance of water quality, water cement ratio,
workability, mix design, storage, batching, mixing, placement, compaction,
finishing and curing of concrete, quality control of concrete, hot weather and
cold weather concreting, repair and maintenance of concrete structures.
RCC Design: RCC
beams-flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of singly
reinforced and doubly reinforced beams, cantilever beams. T-beams, lintels. One
way and two way slabs, isolated footings. Reinforced brick works, columns,
staircases, retaining walls, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on
both Limit State and Working Stress methods).
Steel Design: Steel
design and construction of steel columns, beams roof trusses plate girders.