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# SBM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, DINDIGUL DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Sub : Strength of materials Sem : IV Faculty Name

: Nandagopal.K QUESTION BANK UNIT I ( STRESS, STRAIN AND DEFORMATION OF SOLIDS) TWO MARK QUESTIONS 1. Define rigid materials & deformable materials. (Nov 2009) 2. Define strength, stiffness & stability (or) Material properties. (Nov 2003) 3. Define stress, strain & express the mathematical relations between them. (June 2007) 4. State Hookes law. (Nov 2005, June 2009, Apr 2010) 5. Define Modulus of rigidity (or) shear modulus. (Apr 2004, Nov 2006, June 2007) 6. Define bulk modulus. (Jun 2006, Nov 2006, Nov 2007) 7. Define poissons ratio & Modular ratio. (Apr 2003, Jun 2006, Nov 2007, June 2009) 8. Define strain energy (or) resilience due to axial load. (Jun 2006) 9. Define proof resilience. (Apr 2010) 10. Define modulus of resilience. ( Apr 2010) 11. Define thermal stress & thermal strain. (June 2009, Nov 2009) 12. What are the governing limitations in compound bar? (Nov 2003) 13. What do you understand by a composite bar? (Apr 2003) 14. Define strain energy. (Nov 2005) 15. Define elasticity & plasticity 16. What are the types of stress? 17. Define simple stress & compound stress. 18. What are the types of strain? 19. Define tensile stress & tensile strain. Year : II Acc.Year : 2011-2012 Subject Code : 10122ME405

20. Define compressive stress & compressive strain. 21. Define shear stress & shear strain.
22. Define factor of safety & load factor. 23. Define yield strength. 24. Define volumetric strain. 25. Relation between E&G, E&K. 26. What are the types of elastic constants & the relation between them?

SIXTEEN MARK QUESTIONS 1. Find the Value of P and change in length of each component and the total change in length of the bar shown in fig, take E = 200 kN/mm2. (Apr 2003)(June 2009)

2. A bar 30 mm X 30mm X 250mm long was subjected to a pull of 90 kN in the direction of its length. The extension of the bar was found to be 0.125 mm, while the decrease in each lateral dimension was found to be 0.00375 mm. Find the youngs modulus, Poissons ratio, rigidity modulus and bulk modulus for the material of the bar. (Apr 2003) (Apr 2010) 3. A steel plate 300 mm long, 60 mm wide and 30 mm deep is acted upon by the forces shown in fig. Determine the change in volume from first principle. E= 200 kN/mm2 and poissons ratio = 0.3. (Nov 2003)

4. The composite bar shown in fig, is rigidly fixed at the ends. An axial pull of P=15 kN is applied at B 20C. find the stresses in each material at 80C. s = 11 x 10-6 per C , a = 24 x 10-6 per C, Es= 210 kN/mm2, Ea = 70 kN/mm2. (Nov 2003)

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A steel rod of 20 mm passes centrally through a copper tube of 50 mm external diameter and 40 mm internal diameter. The tube is closed at each end by rigid plates. If the temperature of the assembly is raised by 50C, calculate the stress developed in copper and steel. Take Es = 200 kN/mm2, Ec = 100 kN/mm2, s = 12 x 10-6 per C, c = 18 x 10-6 per C. (Nov 2005)(Jun 2008)(June 2009), (Nov 2009).

6. Find the stresses in each section of the bar and the total extension of the bar, Take E = 2.1 x 105 N/mm2. (Nov 2006)

7. A mild steel rod of 20 mm diameter and 300 mm long is enclosed centrally inside a hollow upper tube of external diameter 30 mm and internal diameter of 25 mm. The ends of the tube and rods are brazed together and the composite bar is subjected to an axial pull of 40 kN. If E for steel and copper is 200 GN/m2 and 100 GN/m2 respectively, find the stresses developed in the rod and tube. Also find the extension of the rod. (June 2007). 8. An axial pull of 35000 N is acting on a bar consisting of three lengths as shown in fig. If the youngs modulus = 2.1 x 105 N/mm2, Determine stress in each section and Total extension of the bar. (Nov 2007).

9. A reinforced concrete column 500 mm X 500 mm in section is reinforced with 4 steel bars of 20 mm diameter, one in each corner. The column is carrying a load of 750 kN. Determine the stresses in concrete and steel bars. Take Es = 210 GPa and Ec = 14 GPa. Also, calculate load carried by steel and concrete. (Nov 2007)(Nov 2009). 10. A compound bar is constructed from three bars each 50 mm wide and 12 mm thick fastened together to form a bar 50 mm wide and 36 mm thick. The middle bar is of aluminum for which E = 70 GPa and the outer bars are of brass for which E = 100 GPa. If the bars are initially fastened at 18C and the temperature of the whole assembly is then raised to 50C, determine the stresses set up in brass and aluminum. Take coefficient of linear expansion as 18 x 10-6 for brass and 22 x 10-6 for aluminum. What will be the changes in these stresses if an external compressive load of 15 kN is then applied on the bar? (Apr 2008)

11. A 25 mm diameter bar is subjected to an axial tensile load of 100 kN. Under the action of this load a 200 mm gauge length is found to extend 0.19 mm. Determine the modulus of elasticity of the material. If in order to reduce weight whilst keeping the external diameter constant, the bar is bored axially to produce a hollow cylinder of uniform thickness, what is the maximum of bore possible given that the maximum allowable stress is 240 MPa? The load can be assumed to remain constant at 100 kN. What will be the change in the outer diameter of the bar under the above load? Taking poissons ratio = 0.3, also calculate the bulk modulus and the shear modul;us of the material. (Apr 2008) 12. A steel bar 4 m long is acted upon by forces shown in fig. Determine the total elongation of the bar Take E = 205 kN/mm2. (June 2009)

13. A compound tube consists of a steel tube of 140 mm internal diameter and 5 mm thickness and an outer brass tube of 150 mm internal diameter and 5 mm thick. The two tubes are of same length. Compound tube carries an axial load of 600 kN. Find the stresses carried by each tube and amount of shortening. Length of the tube is 120 mm. Es= 2 x 105 N/mm2, Eb = 1 x 105 N/mm2. (June 2009). 14. A steel rod of 30 mm diameter is subjected to a pull of 75 kN. The measured extension on gauge length of 50 mm is 0.10 mm and change in diameter is 0.004 mm. Calculate Youngs modulus, Poissons ratio and Bulk modulus. (Nov 2009). 15. The load P is applied on the bars as shown in Fig. Find the safe load P if the stresses in brass and steel are not to exceed 60 N/mm2 and 120 N/mm2 respectively. E for steel = 200 kN/mm2, E for brass = 100 kN/mm2. The copper rods are 40 mm x 40 mm in section and the steel rod is 50 mm x 50mm in section. Length of steel rod is 250 mm and copper rod is 150 mm. (Nov 2009). 16. Derive the expression between Elastic constants (E, G and K) for elastic and isotropic materials. (Apr 2010)

TWO MARK ANSWERS 1. Define rigid materials & deformable materials. (Nov 2009) Rigid materials: A body in which the relative positions of any two arbitrary points is invariant under any conditions. Deformable materials: A body which may deform under certain conditions. The conditions which involved in the deformation may be due to application of force, temperature, torque etc.. 2. Define strength, stiffness & stability (or) Material properties. (Nov 2003) Strength: Ability of a material to resist the externally applied force without breaking (or) yielding is known as strength of materials. Stiffness: Is the property of a material to resist elastic deformation (or) deflection. Modulus of elasticity is measured as stiffness. Stability: Ability of a material to withstand high load without major deformation. 3. Define stress, strain & express the mathematical relations between them. (June 2007) Stress: When an external forces act on a body, it under goes deformation. The internal resistance offered by the material against the deformation is called the stress. ( Resistance force offered by a body against the deformation) Stress () = Load (P) / Area (A) Strain: strain is the ratio of the change in dimension to the original dimension. Strain (e) = change in length () / original length () 4. State Hookes law. (Nov 2005, June 2009, Apr 2010) When the material is loaded within its elastic limit, the stress is directly proportional to the strain. E = Stress (f) (or) conventional stress / Strain (e) (or) conventional strain 5. Define Modulus of rigidity (or) shear modulus. (Apr 2004, Nov 2006, June 2007) It is the ratio between shear stress to the corresponding shear strain within its elastic limit. Modulus of rigidity (G) = Shear stress (s) / shear strain (es) 6. Define bulk modulus. (Jun 2006, Nov 2006, Nov 2007) Bulk modulus (K) = Direct stress (Shear stress (or) Normal stress) / volumetric strain. 7. Define poissons ratio & Modular ratio. (Apr 2003, Jun 2006, Nov 2007, June 2009) Poissons ratio: It is the ratio between lateral strain to the corresponding longitudinal strain within its elastic limit. Poissons ratio (1/m) = Lateral strain (eb (or) ed )/ Longitudinal strain (el) Modular ratio: The ratio between the youngs modulus of the two materials. Modular ratio = Youngs modulus of steel (Es)/ Youngs modulus of copper (Ec)

8. Define strain energy (or) resilience due to axial load. (Jun 2006) Whenever a body is strained, some amount of energy is absorbed in the body. The energy which is absorbed in the body due to straining effect is known as strain energy. Total strain energy stored in the body is known as resilience. 9. Define proof resilience. (Apr 2010) Maximum strain energy which can be stored in the bar without permanent deformation is called its proof resilience. Proof resilience = (2max / 2E) x Volume. 10. Define modulus of resilience. ( Apr 2010) Maximum strain energy which can be stored in the bar per unit volume is called its modulus of resilience. Modulus of resilience = (2max / 2E) 11. Define thermal stress & thermal strain. (June 2009, Nov 2009) Thermal stress: Stress in the body due to change in temperature are known as thermal stress (or) temperature stress. t = T E Thermal stress depends on a) Co-efficient of linear expansion, b) Change of temperature, c) Youngs modulus. Thermal strain: Stress in the body due to change in temperature are known as thermal strain (or) temperature strain. e=T l = T L T- change in temprature (t2-t1) 12. What are the governing limitations in compound bar? (Nov 2003) Elongation (or) contraction of individual material of a composite member is equal. So, the strain induced in those materials are also equal. e1 = e2 (or) P1l1 / A1E1 = P2l2 / A2E2. Sum of loads carried by individual materials of the composite member is equal to the total load applied on the member. 13. What do you understand by a composite bar? (Apr 2003) A composite bar may be defined as a bar made up of two (or) more different material joined together in such a manner that the system extends (or) contracts as a whole unit equally, when subjected to axial pull (or) push. 14. Define superposition. When a number of loads are acting on a body, the resulting strain according the principle of superposition, will be the algebraic sum caused by individual loads. Total deformation of the body will be equal to the algebraic sum of deformation of the individual sections. 15. Define creep. If the member subjected to a constant stress, the elongation or deflections continue to increase with time. This phenomenon is referred to as creep.

16. Gauge length. If the member subjected to a constant stress, the elongation or deflections continue to increase with time. This phenomenon is referred to as creep. 17. Define strain energy. (Nov 2005) Whenever a body is strained, some amount of energy is observed in the body. The energy which is observed in the body due to straining effect is known as strain energy. 18. What is strain energy stored in a body when the load is applied gradually. The strain energy stored, U = (P2 / 2E) x Volume. 19. Classification of material Rigid materials (or) rigid body Deformable materials (or) Deformable body Elastic material ( Elastic body) Plastic material (Plastic body) 20. Define elasticity & plasticity Elasticity: The property of a material to regain its original shape after deformation when the applied force is removed is known as elasticity (or) elastic body. Plasticity: The property of a material which enables the formation of permanent deformation without rupture due to applied force is known as plasticity (or) plastic body. 21. What is mean by elastic limit of the material? For every material the property of assuming (or) regaining its previous shape & size is exhibited on the removal of the loading, when the intensity of stress is within a elastic limit is called as elastic limit. (Or) There is always a limiting value of load up to which the strain totally disappears on the removal of load, the stress corresponding to this load is called elastic limit. 22. What is mean by linear elastic material & non-linear elastic material? Linear elastic material: A material is elastic usually implies the stress is directly proportional to strain, such materials are linear elastic material. Non-linear elastic material: A material which is elastic but responding in a non linear manner (when unloaded, returning back along the loading path to its initial stress-free state of deformation) is called as non linear elastic material. 23. Define isotropic material & An-isotropic material. Isotropic material: Materials having the same elastic properties in all directions are called isotropic materials. An -isotropic material: Materials having different physical properties in all directions are called an-isotropic materials. 24. Define homogenous material & give example. Same elastic properties at all point in the body. (Ex: Stainless steel column, wood)

25. Define load & types of loads. A load may be defined as the combined effect of external forces acting on a body. Tensile load Compressive load Twisting load Bending load 26. Define Hoop-stress. The tensile stress which is induced circumferentially along the circular ring is called is called hoop stress. fHoop = ([(D-d ) /d ] x E )N/m2 D-larger diameter of ring d- smaller diameter of ring E-Youngs modulus 27. What are the types of stress? Tensile stress Compressive stress Shear stress (or) tangential stress Bending stress Torsional stress 28. Define simple stress & compound stress. Simple stress: When a body is subjected to an external force in one direction only, the stress in the body is called simple stress. Compound stress: When a body is subjected to an external force in more than one direction, the stress in the body is called compound stress. 29. What are the types of strain? Tensile strain Compressive strain Shear strain (or) tangential strain 30. Define tensile stress & tensile strain. When a member is subjected to equal & opposite axial pulls, the length of the member is increased. The stress induced at any cross section of the member is called tensile stress and the corresponding strain is known as tensile strain. Tensile stress = Tensile load / Area Tensile strain = Increase in length / Original length (Ductile Large tensile strain steel, Brittle relatively small strain C.I, Concrete) 31. Define compressive stress & compressive strain. When a member is subjected to equal & opposite axial pushes, the body length tends to shorten by increasing its diameter. The stress induced at any cross section of the member is called compressive stress and the corresponding strain is known as compressive strain. Compressive stress = Compressive load / Area Compressive strain = Decrease in length / Original length