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In beam elements the cross section of the element is assumed.

(a) True

(b) False

This question was posed to me by my school principal while I was bunking the class.

My doubt stems from Beams and Frames topic in division Beams and Frames of Finite Element Method

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The correct option is (a) True

Easiest explanation: Beam elements are a type of one dimensional element. The cross section of the geometry is assumed where the beam element is used.

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