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In a static structural type Boundary Value Problem, at any fixed support, How many non-zero Degrees Of Freedom exist?

(a) 0

(b) 1

(c) 2

(d) 3

This question was posed to me in an international level competition.

My question is taken from Boundary Value Problems topic in division Single Variable Problems of Finite Element Method

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Right answer is (a) 0

The explanation: In a static structural type Boundary Value Problem, three types of supports exist. They are roller, fixed and hinged support. A fixed support has zero degrees of freedom where as a roller and a hinged support have two and one degree of freedom respectively.

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