Types of knuckle joint

Q.  Which among the following is a knuckle joint?
- Published on 14 Sep 15

a. Tension link in bridge structure
b. Foundation bolt
c. Both a. and b.
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Tension link in bridge structure


  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 30 Oct 15
    - Knuckle joint is used when small amount of angular moment is needed when two rods are to be connected under action of tensile forces.

    - If knuckle is guided then it can also support compressive load.

    - Tension link in bridge structure is a knuckle joint, tie rod of roof truss and jib crank are the examples of knuckle joint.

    - Knuckle joint consists of eye, fork and knuckle pin. It is made of plain carbon steel or alloy steel.

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