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The total number of degrees of freedom in a beam with four nodes is ______

(a) four

(b) eight

(c) sixteen

(d) thirty two

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The correct choice is (b) eight

The explanation is: Number of degrees of freedom per node in a beam element=2

Number of nodes in beam element=4

Total number of degrees of freedom=2*4=8

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