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Code No: 53016 Set No.

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JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD
II B.Tech. I Sem., I Mid-Term Examinations, August 2012
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
Objective Exam
Name: ______________________________ Hall Ticket No.
Answer All Questions. All Questions Carry Equal Marks.Time: 20 Min. Marks: 10.
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I Choose the correct alternative:

1. The ratio of lateral strain to longitudinal strain is called__________ [ ]
A) Bulk Modulus B) Modulus of Elasticity
C) Poissons Ratio D) Modulus of Rigidity

2. Rate of change of shear force is equal to [ ]
C) Maximum deflection D) Slope

3. If SFD between two sections varies linearly, BM between these sections varies [ ]
A) Linearly B) Parabolically C) Constant D) None of these

4. At section of a beam sudden change in Bending Moment indicates the action of [ ]
A) Point load B) couple C) Point load or couple D) UDL

5. Neutral axis of a beam is the axis at which [ ]
A) the shear force is zero B) the section modulus is zero
C) the bending stress is maximum D) the bending stress is zero

6. When a load on the free end of a cantilever beam is increased, failure will occur [ ]
A) At the free ends B) at the fixed ends
C) In the middle of the beam D) at a distance 2L/3 from free end

7. Poissons ratio is maximum for _______ [ ]
A) Steel B) Copper C) Aluminum D) Rubber

8. A bolt is made pass through a tube and both of them are tightly fitted with help of washers and nuts. If
nut is tightened, then [ ]
A)Bolt and tube are subjected to compressive load.
B)Bolt and tube are subjected to tensile load
C)Bolt is subjected to compressive load, while tube is subjected to tensile load
D)Bolt is subjected to tensile load, while tube is subjected to compressive load

9. When a load on the free end of a cantilever beam is increased, failure will occur [ ]
A) At the free ends B) at the fixed ends
C) In the middle of the beam D) at a distance 2L/3 from free end.

10. In Theory of Simple bending the bending stress in beam section varies [ ]
A) Linearly B) Parabolically C) Elliptically D) None of above

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Code No: 53016 :2: Set No. 1

II Fill in the blanks:

11. Section modulus (Z) of a circular cross section of diameterd is ________
12. In a beam strain of a fiber is proportional to its distance from ___________
13. Curvature of the axis of the beam is directly proportional to the bending moment and is ______ to the
flexural rigidity of the section.
14. The relation between Modulus of Elasticity (E), Modulus of Rigidity (C) & Bulk Modulus (K) is given
by _________________
15. Hookes Law holds good up to __________
16. The elongation of uniformly tapering circular bar subjected to an axial force P, length L,and has a
diameter d
1
at one end and d
2
at other end(d
2
>d
1
) ___________
17. Thermal stress of a bar of length L fixed at both ends between rigid supports is given by_____.
18. In a fletched beam, one section is reinforced with another section. The purpose of such a beam
is to improve________________.
19. When shear force at a point is zero, then bending moment at that point will be _______
20. The stress in a body if suddenly loaded is __________ the stress induced when the same load is

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Neutral Axis
Inversely
Proportional
Proportional Limit/Elastic Limit
Moment of resistance Over the Section
Maximum
twice