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The application of force at which of the following point on a beam will nullify the effect of torsion?

(a) Centroid

(b) Center of mass

(c) Extreme fiber

(d) Shear centre

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Query is from Beams and Frames topic in portion Beams and Frames of Finite Element Method

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Correct option is (d) Shear centre

The explanation: The application of force on shear centre nullifies the effect of torsion on a beam element. This is useful when the cross section of beam is asymmetric and creates a twisting effect on application of force.

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