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UNIT I
Two Marks
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Define shear strain and volumetric strain.


What is meant by strain energy and proof resilience?
Define Hookes law.
Define the term modulus of resilience.
Define longitudinal strain and lateral strain.
Define strain energy and write its unit.
Define plasticity
Give the relationship between modulus of elasticity and modulus of

rigidity.
9. Distinguish between rigid and deformable bodies.
10.
A short bar of length 100 mm tapers uniformly from a diameter 40
mm to a diameter of 30 mm and carries an axial compressive load of 200
kN. Find the change in length of the bar.
11.
What is thermal stress?
12.
What is Mohrs circle method?
13.
Define the terms Poissons ratio and bulk modulus.
14.
Explain the effect of change of temperature in a composite bar.
15.
Define stress.
16.
Define strain.
17.
State Hookes law.
18.
Define shear stress and shear strain.
19.
State the relationship between Youngs Modulus and Modulus of
Rigidity.
20.
Give the relationship between Bulk Modulus and Youngs Modulus.
21.
What is compound bar?
22.
Define- elastic limit
23.
Define Youngs modulus
24.
Define- lateral strain
25.
State the principle of superposition.
26.
Define "Shear Stress".
27.
Define Co-efficient of linear expansion.
28.
A circular rod 1m long and 15 mm diameter is subjected to an axial
tensile load of 30 kN. Find the elongation of the rod if the modulus of
elasticity of the material of the rod is 120 kN/mm2.
29.
Derive a relation for change in length of a bar hanging freely under
its own weight.
30.
A brass rod 2 m long is fixed at both its ends. If the thermal stress is
not to exceed 76.5 N/mm2.
31.
Calculate the temperature through which the rod should be heated.
Take the values of and E as 17 10-6/K and 90 GPa respectively.

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32.

What is a composite bar? How will you find the stress and load carried

by each member of a composite bar?


33.
Determine the Poissons ratio and bulk modulus of a material, for
which Youngs modulus is 1.2 105 N/mm2 and modulus of rigidity is 4.8
104 N/mm2.
34.
A short bar of length 100 mm tapers uniformly from a diameter 30
mm to a diameter of 20 mm and carries an axial compressive load of 200
kN. Find the change in length of the bar. E= 200 kN/mm2.
35.
Estimate the load carried by a bar if the axial stress is 10 N/mm2 and
the diameter of the bar is 10 mm.
36.
What is the strain energy stored when a bar of 6 mm diameter 1m
length is subjected to an axial load of 4 kN, E = 200 kN/mm2 ?

UNIT 3
Two Marks
1. Write down the equation of torsion showing the various terms
involved in it.
2. A closely coiled helical spring is to carry a load of 500 N. Its mean
coil diameter is to be 10 times that of the wire diameter. Calculate
these diameters if the maximum shear stress in the material of the
spring are to be 80 MN/m2.
3. Compute the Torsional rigidity of a 100 mm diameter, 4 m length
shaft C = 80 kN/mm2.
4. Write any four differences between open and closed coiled springs.
5. Sketch the shear stress distribution on a solid circular shaft due to torsion.
6. What are the two types of shear stresses induced in a helical spring?
7. Write the expression for torsional rigidity of solid circular shaft.
8. State the differences between closed-coil and open-coil helical springs.
9. What are the two conditions to be satisfied in the design of a circular shaft?
10.
Write down the equation for Wahl factor.
11.
Compare closed- and open-coil helical springs.
12.
Express the strength of a solid shaft.
13.
Give the expression for finding the deflection of a closely coiled
helical spring.
14.
What are the assumptions made in Torsion equation
15.
Define polar modulus
16.
Write the polar modulus for solid shaft and circular shaft.
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17.

Why hollow circular shafts are preferred when compared to solid

circular shafts?
18.
Write Torsional equation
19.
Write down the expression for power transmitted by a shaft
20.
Write down the expression for torque transmitted by hollow shaft
21.
Write down the equation for maximum shear stress of a solid circular
section in diameter D when subjected to torque T in a solid shaft.
22.
Define Torsional rigidity
23.
What is composite shaft?
24.
What is a spring?
25.
State any two functions of springs.
26.
What are the various types of springs?
27.
Classify the helical springs.
28.
What is spring index (C)?
29.
What is solid length?
30.
Define spring rate (stiffness).
31.
Define pitch.
32.
Define helical springs.
33.
What are the differences between closed coil & open coil helical
springs?
34.
Find the torque which a shaft of 50 mm diameter can transmit safely,
if the allowable shear stress is 75 N/mm2.
35.
Differentiate open coiled helical spring from the close coiled helical
spring and state the type of stress induced in each spring due to an axial
load.
36.
Show that the shear stress over a rectangular section is parabolic.
37.
Calculate the maximum torque that a shaft of 125mm diameter can
transmit if the maximum angle of twist is 1 in a length of 1.5 m. Take C=
70 103N/mm2.
38.
A laminated spring 0.9 m long is made up of plates each 5cm wide
and 1cm thick. If the bending stress in the plate is limited to 120 N/mm 2,
how many plates would be required to enable the spring to carry a central
point load of 2.65 kN?
39.
Using Mohrs circle method, find the principal stresses when the
element is subjected to a state of pure shear stresses of value q.
40.
What are the assumptions made in the theory of pure torsion?
41.
Write the expression for stiffness of a close coiled helical spring.
42.
Find the minimum diameter of shaft required to transmit a torque of
29820 Nm if the maximum shear stress is not to exceed 45 N/mm2.
43.
What is meant by stiffness of spring?
44.
What is a laminated spring?

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