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The displacements in beam elements are interpolated using _______

(a) shape elements

(b) shape functions

(c) shape parameters

(d) shape factors

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Correct answer is (b) shape functions

The explanation: Shape functions are used in beam elements to interpolate the displacements. The shape functions along with nodal displacements can be used to interpolate displacements in beam elements.

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