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NR 311403 Finite Element Analysis

# NR 311403 Finite Element Analysis

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Code No: 311403III B.Tech. I-Semester Regular Examinations, November, 2003FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS(Mechatronics)Time:3hours Max.Marks:80Answer any FIVE questionsAll questions carry equal marks---
1.a)Compare FEA with other methods of analysis. b)Explain the difference between plane stress and plane strain problem and also derivethe property matrices for them.2.Determine the displacements of nodes of the spring system shown in figure.3.Determine the displacement, stresses and support reactions for the structure shown infigure. The structure is subjected to an increase in temperature
T=80
0
C.Assume the following:A
bronze
=2400 mm
2
A
Aluminium
=1200 mm
2
A
steel
=600 mm
2
E
bronze
=83 GPaE
Aluminium =
70 GPaE
steel
= 200 GPa
α

bronze=
18.9x10
-6/0C
α
Aluminium
= 23x10
-6
/
0
C
α

steel
=11.7x10
-6
/
0
C
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1

Code No:311403-2-Set No.1
4.A load P=2500N and another load Q=2000N are applied on truss as shown in figure.Determine the temperature loads, stresses and support reactions in the truss.5.Solve the plane stress problem in figure.6.a)Develop the shape functions for a 8-node quadrilateral element belonging to theserendipity family. Sketch the shape functions.b)Write a short note on Numerical Integration and its applications in FEM.7.Compare the Potential Energy approach and Galerkin’s approach for the finiteelement formulation of beams.
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Code No:311403-3-Set No.1
8.A composite wall consists of three materials as shown in figure. The outer temperature is 20
0
C. Convective heat transfer takes place on the inner surface of thewall where T
=800
0
C and h=25 W/m
2

0
C. Determine the temperature distribution inthe wall.&&&