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Code No: A109210304 Set No.

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JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD
II B.Tech. I Sem., I Mid-Term Examinations, September 2010
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 property of certain material of returning back to original position after removing external force
is called _______ [ ]
( a ) Plasticity (b) Elasticity (c) ductility (d) brittle

2. The ratio of ultimate limit to the working stress is known as _____ [ ]
( a) Poissions ratio (b) bulk modulus (c) factor of safety (d) working limit

3. Section modulus of a rectangular beam is __________ [ ]

(a) bh
2
/6 (b) bh
3
/6 (c) bh
4
/10 (d) bh
3
/10

4. 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.

5. A section of beam is said to be pure bending, if it is subjected to [ ]
(a) Constant bending moment and constant shear force.
(b) Constant shear force and zero bending moment.
(c) Constant bending moment and zero shear force. (d) None of the above.

6. Deformation of the body due to the force acting on it if P =Load L=length, A=Crossection area, E=
Youngs modulus. [ ]
(a) PE /AL (b) PA/LE (c) PL/AE (d) AE/PL

7. Poissions ratio is maximum for _______ [ ]
(a) Steel (b) copper (c) aluminum (d) rubber

8. Point of contra flecture is the point where [ ]
(a) Stress is maximum (b) Deflection changes sign
(c) Bending moment is maximum (d)Bending Moment change its sign.

9. Hooks law holds good up to [ ]
(a) Yield point (b) elastic limit (c) plastic limit (d) breaking point.

10. When a cantilever beam is loaded with concentrated loads the bending moment diagram will be
[ ]
(a) Horizontal straight line (b) Vertical straight line (c) Inclined Straight line (d) Parabolic

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Code No: A109210304 :2: Set No. 1

II Fill in the blanks:

11. At the neutral axis of a beam is subjected to ________________ stress.

12. Sectional modulus of a circular section about an axis through its centre of gravity is
_______________________

13. The deformation of the bar per unit length in the direction of the force is know as _____________

14. A beam extending beyond the support is called _______________ beam.

15. Bending Equation _______________.

16. The capacity of a strained body for doing work on the removal of the straining force, is called
___________

17. For a shaft shear stress at a point is ___________ the distance from the axis of the shaft.

18. In a simple bending of a beam the stress in the beam varies _____________

19. The maximum shear stress developed in a beam of rectangular section is _________

20. Factor of safety =_______________






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ZERO
linear strain
overhanging
M/I = F/Y = E/R
Resilience
directly prop
ortional to
Linear
1.5 times
Ultimate stress/working stress