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Class : VII- Sem B.E (Aeronautical Engineering)
Subject Code & Title : Finite Element Analysis

Date : 12-08-2013 Time : 2.30 PM-4.25 PM

1. The differential equation of a physical phenomenon is given by
d
2
¡
dx
2
-1ux
2
= S. Obtain two term
Galerkin solution by using trial function N
1
= x(x-1); N
2
= x
2
(x-1); 0≤x≤1. Boundary conditions are y (0)
= 0, y (1) = 0. (16)
2. A rod is subjected to an axial load of 5 kN as shown in fig 1. Area = 200 mm
2
. Using 1-D
element equation, solve for deflection of the bar, E = 7 x10
4
N/ mm
2
. Use four elements. (16)

Figure 1

Date : 14-08-2013 Time : 8.30 AM-10.10 AM

1. A simply support beam subjected to uniformly distributed load over entire span and it is subjected to a point
load at the centre of the span (fig 1). Calculate the bending moment and deflection at mid span by Raleigh-
Ritz method and compare with exact solution. (16)
2. Derive shape function, stiffness matrix and force vector for two node element. (16)

Figure 1

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Coaching Class Question Paper

Date : 16-08-2013 Time : 10.30 AM-12.10 PM

1. Explain procedure for solving a problem in the finite element analysis. (16)
2. For the two bar truss show in figure 1, determine the displacement and stress of element. (16)

Figure 1