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R09
II B.TECH - I SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS MAY, 2011
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO ME, MCT, MMT, AE, AME)
Time: 3hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
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1.a) What is ductility of a material? Is ductility a desirable property of constructional
material? Explain with reasons.
b) A rope comprising three 3.0 mm diameter wires clamped together at the ends lifts a
load of 15.0 kN. The lengths of the wires are 10.0 m, 10.01 m and 10.02 m. Compute
the stresses in each wire. What is the maximum load the rope can lift, if the working
stress is limited to 800.0 MPa and the deformation of the rope to 40.0 mm?
Assume E = 210.0 GPa. [8+7]

2.a) Develop Bending moment and Shear force for the Figure 1 given below indicating the
maximum and minimum values.

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b)
Figure 1

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maximum and minimum values. [8+7]

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A cantilever beam, 60 mm wide by 200 mm high and 6 m long, carries a load that
varies uniformly from zero at the free end to 1000 N/m at the wall.
a) Compute the magnitude and location of the maximum flexural stress.
b) Determine the type and magnitude of the stress in a fiber 40 mm from the top of the
beam at a section 3 m from the free end. [8+7]

4. Develop the shear stress distribution diagrams for the sections shown for the
following Figure 3 when subjected to a transverse S.F. of 200.0 kN. What are the
maximum shear stresses? 

Figure 3

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## 5. Analyze the truss indicated in Figure 4 by method of sections. 

Figure 4

6. Compute the maximum deflections and support rotations in the beams of the
following Figure 5 using
a) The methods of integration
b) The method of moment area. 

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7.
Figure 5

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A cylinder boiler of diameter 1.7 m, 4.5 m length and 10 mm thickness with flat ends

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is provided with six tie rods of 40 m diameter. If the tie rods are stressed initially to
82.0 MPa, determine the stresses in the tie rods and the cylinder under a pressure of

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1.8 MPa. Assume the same material for the boiler and tie rods. 

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A compound cylinder comprises an inner tube of diameters 100.0 mm and 140.0 mm,
and an outer tube of diameters 140.0 mm and 180.0 mm. determine the diametral
interference required so that the final maximum stress in the tube does not exceed

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120.0 MPa under an internal pressure of 45.0 MPa. Neglect the effects of longitudinal
stresses. Assume E = 120.0 GPa.

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CODE NO: A109210304 SET - 2
R09
II B.TECH - I SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS MAY, 2011
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO ME, MCT, MMT, AE, AME)
Time: 3hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
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1.a) Explain the concept of factor of safety and its significance in the design of machine
components? What is working stress of a material?
b) A prismatic member of length l and unit weight w is suspended freely from its end.
Determine the elongation of the member under gravity. [8+7]

2.a) Develop Bending moment and Shear force for the Figure 1 given below indicating the
maximum and minimum values.

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b)
Figure 1

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maximum and minimum values.

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A flat steel bar, 25 mm wide by 6 mm thick and 1 m long, bent by couples applied at
the ends so that the midpoint deflection is 20 mm. Compute the maximum stress in
the bar and the magnitude the couples. Use E = 200 GN/m2. 

4. Develop the shear stress distribution diagrams for the sections shown for the
following Figure 3 when subjected to a transverse S.F. of 200.0 kN. What are the
maximum shear stresses? 

Figure 3

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5.a) Explain the advantages of trusses, indicating various truss configurations and their
economical span ranges.
b) What is degree of indeterminacy in trusses? Explain with examples. [8+7]

6. Compute the maximum deflections and support rotations in the beams of the
following Figure 4 using
a) The methods of integration
b) The method of moment area. 

Figure 4

## 7. A mild steel pipeline of 550.0 mm diameter and 5 mm thickness is subjected to an

internal water pressure of 1.1MPa. The pipeline is subjected to a torque of 70.0 kNm
as well. Determine the design stresses in the pipeline. 

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Design a cylinder of 800.0 mm inner diameter to sustain an internal pressure of 5.0
MPa. Assume E = 30.0 GPa and a safe stress of 15.0 MPa. 

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CODE NO: A109210304 SET - 3
R09
II B.TECH - I SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS MAY, 2011
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO ME, MCT, MMT, AE, AME)
Time: 3hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
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## 1.a) Describe the effects of temperature changes when a body is

i) Free to deform and
ii) Restrained.
b) A concrete column is reinforced with steel bars comprising 6 percent of the gross area
of column section. What is the fraction of the compressive load sustained by steel
bars, if the ratio of Youngs modulii of steel and concrete is 12.5? [8+7]

2.a) Develop Bending moment and Shear force for the Figure 1 given below indicating the
maximum and minimum values.

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b)
Figure 1
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maximum and minimum values.

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## In a laboratory test of a beam loaded by end couples, the fibers at layer AB in as

shown in Figure 3 are found to increase 30 10-3 mm while those at CD decrease
90 10-3 mm in the 200 mm gauge length. Using E = 100 GPa, determine the flexural
stress in the top and bottom fibers. 

Figure 3

4. Show that the maximum shearing stress in a beam having a thin-walled tubular
2V
section of net area A is = . 
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## 6.a) Determine the maximum deflection in a simply supported beam of length L

carrying a concentrated load of P at 1/4 of the span from left hand side.
b) Determine the maximum deflection in a simply supported beam of length L
carrying a uniformly distributed load from center of the beam to left hand support.
[8+7]

7. A cast iron pipe of 200.0 mm diameter and 6 mm thickness carries water at a head of
27.0 m. Determine the maximum allowable spacing of supports, if the yield strength

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of the material is 180.0 MPa. Use a factor of safety of 1.8.

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The outer diameter of a cylinder is 1.8 times its inner diameter. Assuming E = 0.25,

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determine the ratio of external and internal pressures applied separately, so that in
both the cases
a) The largest stresses have the same numerical values and
b) The largest strains have the same numerical values. 

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CODE NO: A109210304 SET - 4
R09
II B.TECH - I SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS MAY, 2011
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO ME, MCT, MMT, AE , AME)
Time: 3hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE questions
All Questions Carry Equal Marks
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1.a) State the principle of superposition, and explain its significance.
b) A weight of 500 N falls on the collar of a 20 mm diameter steel bar from a height of
100.0 mm. Investigate whether the bar can withstand the load. Assume a yield stress
of 275.0 MPa, a fracture strain of 24.5 percent and E = 195.0 GPa for steel. [8+7]

2.a) The following Figure 1 indicates the Shear Force diagram. Develop the loading and
Bending Moment diagram for the beam.

Figure 1
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b)
Bending Moment diagram for the beam.

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The following Figure 2 indicates the Shear Force diagram. Develop the loading and
[8+7]

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3.

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Determine the moment capacity of a timber beam of section 50.0 120.0 mm with an
allowable stress of 8.5 MPa and E = 16.0 GPa. Determine the size of 2.0 mm thick
steel flitches required to double its moment capacity when the flitches are attached
a) at top and bottom
b) to the sides (ES = 200.0 GPa). 

## 4. A plywood beam is built up of 6-mm strips separated by blocks as shown in Figure 3.

What shearing force V will cause a maximum shearing stress of 1.4 MPa? 

Figure 3

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Figure 4

## 6.a) Determine the maximum deflection in a simply supported beam of length L

carrying a concentrated load of P at 1/4 of the span from right hand side and also
carrying a uniformly distributed load for the entire span.
b) Determine the maximum deflection in a simply supported beam of length L
carrying a uniformly distributed load from center of the beam to right hand support.
[8+7]

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A concrete pipe of radius 1.1m and 110.0 mm wall thickness is pre-stressed by a wire
5.0 mm diameter to withstand a working pressure of 1.0MPa. Determine the
minimum initial stress required in the wire so that the pipe is not subjected to tensile

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stresses under the applied pressure. Assume EC = 30.0 GPa, and ES = 200.0GPa. 

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8. A cast iron hub of 300.0 mm external diameter and 70.0 mm thickness is pressed on
to a steel shaft of 125.0 mm diameter. Determine the radial stress required at the

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interface so that the shaft can transmit 4.0 MW at 740 rpm. Compute the necessary
diametral interference and the stresses in the shaft and the hub. If the shaft is

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subjected to a compressive force of 300.0 kN, find the change in the stresses. Assume
a frictional coefficient of 0.29, Poissons ratio of 0.22, and Youngs modulii of steel

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and cast iron to be 210.0 GPa and 180.0 GPa, respectively. 

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## Code No: 09A303

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Time:
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original
inal diameter
d eter 20 mm m aand a gaugauge leengthngth of 400 m mm. At th the limit
it ooff
proportionnality the looad was 800 kN and the t extensioon was 0.048 mm. Thee
specimen
imen yielded
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kN. When the two brooken parts were w fitted together the leength betweeen the gaugee
markings
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found tot be 5555.6 mm
mm anand the mini
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minimum diiiameter
am at thhhee neck was
was
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elasticiity ii) Stre
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iii) Yield stress
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moment of 24 kN-m about the horizontal
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press ve bending
endin stresses
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oped in thee bea
beam.

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b 200 mm
m wide by 300 3 mm deeep is used ass simply suppported beam m
on a span of 8 m. It iss subjected tot a concentrrated load off 50 N at miid section off
the span. If the planee of the loaad makes ann angle of 45 4 0 with thee vertical off
symmetry find the direection of neuutral axis andd the maxim mum stress inn the beam.
b) Explain the shear stresss distributioon along the axis of a circcular beam. 

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th truuss members BD and DE E fo
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## Code No:A109210304 R09 SET-1

B.Tech II Year - I Semester Examinations, May-June, 2012
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO AE, AME, MCT, ME, MMT, MIM)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any five questions
All questions carry equal marks
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## 1.a) A tie bar has enlarged ends of square section 60 mm 60 mm as shown in

Fig.1.If the middle portion of the bar is also of square section, find the size and
length of the middle portion if the stress there is 140N/mm2 and the total
extension of the bar is 0.14mm.
Take E= 2.0105N/mm2.

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A straight bar of steel rectangular in section is 4m long and is 18mm thick. The
width of the rod varies uniformly from 130mm at one end 250mm at the other. If

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the rod is subjected to an axial tensile load of 50KN, find the extension of the rod.
Take E= 2.0105N/mm2.

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Fig.2

## 3.a) What do you mean by simple bending or pure bending?

b) What are the assumptions made in the theory of simple bending?
c) Prove the relation M/I =f/y=E/R
Where M=Bending moment, f= Bending stress, E= Youngs modulus
I= Moment of Inertia, y= Distance from N.A., and R= Radius of curvature.
[2+5+8]

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4. A timber beam of rectangular section is simply supported at the ends and carries a
point load at the center of a beam. The maximum bending stress is 12N/mm2 and
maximum shearing stress is 1 N/mm2, find the ratio of the span to the
depth.(Fig.3).


Fig.3

5. Find the forces in the members of the truss shown in Fig.4, using Method of
Joints.

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## 6.a) State Mohrs theorem I and II?

b) Determine the slope and deflection at the free end of a cantilever beam as shown
in Fig.5 by moment area method. Take EI=8000KN-m2. [5+10]

Fig.5

7.a) A thin cylindrical shell with following dimensions is filled with a liquid at
atmospheric pressure: length = 1.2m, External diameter=20cm, Thickness of
metal=8mm.

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Find the value of the pressure exerted by the liquid on the walls of the cylinder
and the hoop stress induced if an additional volume of 25 cm3 of liquid is pumped
into the cylinder.
Take E=2.1105 N/mm2 and Poissons ratio=0.33.
b) Explain briefly about the effect of internal pressure on the dimensions of a thin
cylindrical shell. [10+5]

8.a) What do you mean by Lames equations? How will you derive these equations?
b) A thick cylinder of internal diameter 160mm is subjected to an internal pressure
40N/mm2. If the allowable stress in the material is 120N/mm2, find the thickness
required. [8+7]

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## Code No:A109210304 R09 SET-2

B.Tech II Year - I Semester Examinations, May-June, 2012
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO AE, AME, MCT, ME, MMT, MIM)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any five questions
All questions carry equal marks
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## 1.a) A rectangular block 250 mm 100 mm 80 mm is subjected to axial loads as

follows:
i) 480KN tensile in the direction of its length
ii) 900KN tensile on the 250mmx80mm faces
iii) 100KN compressive on the 250mmx100mm faces.
Assuming Poissons ratio as 0.25, Find in terms of the modulus of Elasticity E of
the material, the strains in the direction of each force, If E=2.0x105N/mm2, Find
the values of the modulus of rigidity and bulk modulus for the material of the
block. Also, calculate the change in the volume of the block due to the
applications of the loading specified in Fig.1.

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A solid conical bar of circular section is suspended vertically as shown inFig.2. If
the length of the bar is l and the weight per unit volume of the material of the

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bar is w, determine the total elongation of the bar due to its own weight. 

Fig.2

2. A Beam of length 6.0m is simply supported at the ends and carries a u.d.l of
intensity 1.5KN/m run and three concentrated loads of 1KN, 2KN and 3KN acting
at a distance of 1.5m, 3.0m and 4.5m respectively from left end. Draw the S.F.D
and B.M.D and also determine the maximum bending moment. 

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3.a) Show that for a beam subjected to pure bending, neutral axis coincides with the
centroid of the cross-section.
b) A cantilever of square section 200 mm 200 mm, 2.0 m long, just fails in flexure
when a load of 12KN is placed at its free end. A beam of the same material and
having a rectangular cross-section 150 mm wide and 300 mm deep is simply
supported over a span of 3.0 m.Calculate the minimum central concentrated load
required to break the beam. [5+10]

## 4.a) A circular beam of 100mm diameter is subjected to a shear force of 5KN.

Calculate:
i) Average shear stress,
ii) Maximum shear stress, &
iii) Shear Stress at a distance of 40mm from N.A.
b) Derive an expression for the shear stress at any point in a circular section of a
beam, which is subjected to a shear force F. [9+6]

5. Find the forces in the members BC, HG, BG &DG of the truss shown in the Fig.3
Using Method of sections. 

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6.a) Compute the slope and deflection at the free end of cantilever beam shown in the
Fig.4 by Moment area method.

Fig.4
b) What are the limitations of moment area method? [12+3]

7. A closed cylindrical vessel made of steel plates 4mm thick with plane ends,
carries fluid under a pressure of 3N/mm2.The diameter of the cylinder is 25cm
and length is 75cm,Calculate the longitudinal and hoop stresses in the cylinder
wall and determine the change in diameter, length and volume of the cylinder.
Take E=2.1105N/mm2 and 1/m=0.286(Poissons ratio). 

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8. A compound cylinder has inner radius 200mm, radius at common surface 260mm
and outer radius is 300mm.Initial pressure at common surface is 6N/mm2.What
are the final hoop stresses after a fluid is admitted at a pressure of 80N/ mm2?
Sketch the variation of hoop and radial stresses. 

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## Code No:A109210304 R09 SET-3

B.Tech II Year - I Semester Examinations, May-June, 2012
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO AE, AME, MCT, ME, MMT, MIM)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any five questions
All questions carry equal marks
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1.a) A 60 mm diameter bar carries an axial tensile load of 180KN. Find the normal
and tangential stress intensities across planes at 300,450 and 600 with the normal
section of the bar
b) A bar of 30mm diameter is subjected to a pull of 60KN. The measured extension
on a gauge length of 200mm is 0.09mm and the change in diameter is 0.0039mm.
Calculate the Poissons ratio and the values of the three moduli (E,G & K). [7+8]

2. Calculate the reactions at the supports A and B of the beam shown in Fig.1. Draw
the B.M.D and S.F.D. Determine also the points of contra flexure within the span
AB and show their positions on the bending moment diagram. 

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Compare the section moduli of two beams of the weight and length and the beam
is solid circular beam of diameter d and the second is a circular tube of outer
diameter D1 and inner diameter D2.
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Find the width x of the flange of a cast iron beam having the section shown in
Fig.2, so that the maximum compressive stress is three times the maximum

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tensile stress the member being in pure bending subjected to sagging

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moment.The depth h of the beam is 100mm,the thickness t of the web and
flange is 25mm. [7+8]

Fig.2

4. A steel beam of I-section is 600mm deep. Each flange is 250mmwide and 25mm
thick. The web is 15mm thick. The beam section is subjected to a shear force of
500KN. Determine the shear stress distribution for the beam section.
i) When the web is vertical
ii) Web is horizontal. [8+7]

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5. Calculate the forces induced in the members of the pin-jointed truss shown in
Fig.3 by Method of Joints. 

Fig.3

6. Find the slope and deflection at the points B & C of a cantilever beam by
Moment area method. (Fig.4) 

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1.2N/mm2.If the thickness of the shell is 10.0mm find the circumferential and

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longitudinal stresses. Find also the maximum shear stress and changes in
dimensions of the shell. Take E=200KN/mm2, and Poissons ratio=0.3.

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A thick cylindrical pipe of outside diameter 300mm and internal diameter of
200mm is subjected to an internal fluid pressure of 20N/mm2 and external fluid
pressure of 5 N/mm2. Determine the maximum hoop stress developed and draw
the variation of hoop stress and radial stress across the thickness. Indicate values
at every 25mm interval. 

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## Code No:A109210304 R09 SET-4

B.Tech II Year - I Semester Examinations, May-June, 2012
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
(COMMON TO AE, AME, MCT, ME, MMT, MIM)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 75
Answer any five questions
All questions carry equal marks
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1.a) A steel rod 25m long is at a temperature of 200C. Find the free expansion of the
rod when the temperature is raised to 650C. Find the temperature stress produced:
i) When the expansion of the rod is prevented, and
ii) When the rod is allowed to expand by 6.0mm.
Take =12.010-6per0 C and E=2.0105N/mm2.
b) A steel tube 50mm in external diameter and 3.0mm thick encloses centrally a
solid copper bar of 35mm diameter. The bar and the tube are rigidly connected
together at the ends at a temperature of 200C.Find the stress in each metal when
heated to 1700C.Find the stress in each metal when heated to 1700C .Also find the
increase in length, if the original length of the assembly is 350mm.Coefficients of

## Take Es=2.0105N/mm2, Ec=1.0105N/mm2.

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expansion for steel and copper are 1.0810-5 per0 C and 1.710-5 per0 C
respectively.
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2.

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The intensity of loading on a simply supported beam of 5.0m span increases
uniformly from 8KN/m at one end to 16KN/m at the other end as shown in Fig.1.
Find the position and magnitude of the maximum bending moment. Also draw


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3.a)

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A rectangular beam 300mm deep is simply supported over a span of
4.0m.Determine the uniformly distributed load per meter which the beam may
carry, if bending stress should not exceed 120N/mm2. Take I=8.0x106mm4.
The cross-section of beam is as shown in Fig.2, if permissible stress is
150 N/mm2, find its moment of resistance. Compare it with equivalent section of
same area but (a) Square section (b) Rectangular section with depth twice the
width and (c) Circular section. [7+8]

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4.a) The shear force acting on a section of a beam is 100KN. The section of the beam
is of T-shaped of dimensions 200 mm 250 mm 50 mm. The flange thickness

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and web thickness are 50 mm. Moment of inertia about the horizontal neutral axis
is 1.134108mm4. Find the shear stress at the neutral axis and at the junction of

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Compute the slopes and deflections at A and at mid-span E for the simply
supported beam. The span of the beam is 1.8m and the beam is of
150 mm 300 mm, E=30KN/mm2. (Fig.4). 

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## 7.a) A spherical shell of 1.0m diameter is subjected to an internal pressure of

1.2N/mm2. Taking the maximum allowable stress as 100N/mm2, find the
necessary thickness of plate. Take the joint efficiency at 75%.
b) A copper tube of 50mm internal diameter, 1.0m long and 1.25mm thick has
closed ends and is filled with water under pressure. Neglecting any distortion of
the end plates, determine the alteration of pressure when an additional volume of
3cm3 of water is pumped into the tube. Modulus of Elasticity for
copper=1.03105N/mm2, poissons ratio=0.3, Bulk modulus of
3 2
water=2.110 N/mm . [7+8]

## 8. A compound cylinder, formed by shrinking one tube on to another, is subjected to

an internal pressure of 60 N/mm2.Before the fluid is admitted, the internal and
external diameter of the compound cylinder are 120mm and 200mm and diameter
at the junction is 160mm.If after shrinking on, the radial pressure at the common
surface is 8.0 N/mm2, calculate the final stress setup by the section. 

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II B.Tech I Semester Examinations,November 2010
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
Common to ME, MECT, MEP, AE, AME, MMT
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) Determine the S.F. component sustained by the web of ISLB 450 (bf = 170.0
mm, tf = 13.4 mm, tw = 8.6 mm).
(b) Dene M.I. and modulus of a section, and discuss their inuence on the be-
haviour of beams. [8+7]

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2. A cast iron pipe of 250.0 mm diameter and 6 mm thickness carrying water at a

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head of 36.0 m is supported at 6.3 m spacing. Determine the principal stresses and
the maximum shear stress in the pipeline. 

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3. (a) Discuss the concept of BM and SF along with suitable examples.
[8+7]

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5. Develop the shear stress distribution diagrams for the sections shown for the fol-
lowing gures 5 when subjected to a transverse S.F. of 200.0 kN. What are the
maximum shear stresses? 

6. (a) Compare the behaviour of mild steel, high strength steel, copper, brass, alu-
minum, cast iron and concrete when subjected to load test till failure.
(b) Compute the stresses and deformations in the steel rope of a pulley supporting
a load of 126.0 kN. The rope is made of 12 wires of 2.5 mm diameter. The rope
is 12.6 m on one side of the pulley and 8.1 m on the other side. Determine
the elongation and the factor of safety of the system, if the yield stress for the

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aluminum, cast iron and concrete when subjected to load test till failure.
(b) Compute the stresses and deformations in the steel rope of a pulley

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supporting a load of 126.0 kN. The rope is made of 12 wires of 2.5 mm
diameter. The rope is 12.6 Figure
m on one
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other side. Determine the elongation and the factor of safety of the system,
if the yield stress for the wires is 1800.0 MPa and the Young's modulus for

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the is 1is800.0
rope 150.0MPa
GPa.and the Youngs modulus for the rope is 150.0 GPa.
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7. (a) Determine the maximum deection in a simply supported beam of length L
carrying a concentrated load of P at 1/4 of the span from left hand side.

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(b) Determine the maximum deection in a simply supported beam of length
L carrying a uniformly distributed load from center of the beam to left hand
support. [8+7]

8. The outer diameter of a cylinder is 1.2 times its inner diameter. Assuming = 0.15,
determine the ratio of external and internal pressures applied separately, so that in
both the cases.
(a) the largest stresses have the same numerical values and
(b) the largest strains have the same
numerical
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## Code No: A109210304 R09 Set No. 4

II B.Tech I Semester Examinations,November 2010
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
Common to ME, MECT, MEP, AE, AME, MMT
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. The outer diameter of a cylinder is 1.8 times its inner diameter. Assuming =0.25,
determine the ratio of external and internal pressures applied separately, so that in
both the cases
(a) the largest stresses have the same numerical values and

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## 3. A water pipeline of 400.0 mm internal radius comprises segments simply supported

over 6.0 m spans. Determine the minimum thickness of the pipe, if the allowable
stresses in exure and shear are 140.0 MPa and 100.0 MPa respectively. The eects
of water pressure may be ignored. 
4. The maximum allowable stress in a cylinder of 700.0 mm inner diameter and 150.0
mm thickness is 6.3 MPa. Determine the maximum allowable internal and external
pressures on the cylinder, when applied separately. 
5. A laminated beam is composed of three planks, each 150 mm by 60 mm, glued
together to form a section 150 mm wide by 180 mm high. The allowable shear
stress in the glue is 600 kPa, the allowable shear stress in the wood is 900 kPa,
and the allowable exure stress in the wood is 8 MPa. Determine the maximum
uniformly distributed load which can be carried by the beam on a 2-m simple span.


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6. Compute the maximum deections and support rotations in the beams of the fol-
lowing gure 6 using

## (a) The methods of integration and

(b) The method of moment area. 

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8. (a) During a stress-strain test, the unit deformation at a stress of 35 MN/m2 was
observed to be 167 106 m/m and at a stress of 140MN/m2 it was 667
106 m/m. If the proportional limit was 200 MN/m2 , what is the modulus of
elasticity? What is the strain corresponding to a stress of 80MN/m2 ? Would
these results be valid if the proportional limit were 150 MN/m2 , explain.
(b) A uniform bar of length L, cross-sectional area A, and unit mass is suspended
2
vertically from one end. Show that its total elongation is = gL 2AE
. If the
M gL2
total mass of the bar is M, show that = 2AE . [8+7]

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II B.Tech I Semester Examinations,November 2010
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
Common to ME, MECT, MEP, AE, AME, MMT
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

## 1. A uniform slender rod of length L and cross-sectional area A is rotating in a

horizontal plane about a vertical axis through one end. If the unit mass of the rod
is and it is rotating at a constant angular velocity rad/sec. Show that the total
2 3
elongation of the rod is 3EL . 

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internal water pressure of 1.1MPa. The pipeline is subjected to a torque of 70.0
kNm as well. Determine the design stresses in the pipeline. 

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across the neutral axis. 

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4. (a) Explain Macaulays method of beam deection analysis, and discuss its ad-
vantages the direct integration method.

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shown in gure 4 using the method of moment area. Assume constant exural
rigidity for the beams. 

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Figure 4

5. Plot a curve showing the percentage increase in maximum t over average t for
ratios of thickness to inside radius of thick-walled cylinders varying from 0 to 3.


## 6. A wooden beam 150 mm wide by 300 mm deep is loaded as shown in gure 6. If

the maximum exural stress is 8 MN/m2 , nd the maximum values of w and P
that can be applied simultaneously. 

7. Develop Bending moment and Shear force for the gure 7 given below indicating
the maximum and minimum values. 

## 8. Analyze the truss indicated in the gure 8 by method of joints. 

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## Code No: A109210304 R09 Set No. 3

II B.Tech I Semester Examinations,November 2010
MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
Common to ME, MECT, MEP, AE, AME, MMT
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 75
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) State and prove the moment area theorems. What are the limitations of the
moment area method?
(b) Determine the mid-span displacements and slopes at the supports in the beams
shown in gure 1 using the method of integration. Assume constant exural
rigidity for the beams. 

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0.30, determine the ratio of external and internal pressures applied separately, so

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that in both the cases

(a) the largest stresses have the same numerical values and
(b) the largest strains have the same numerical values. 

## 3. (a) Discuss the method of joints, and its limitations.

(b) Explain the method of sections, and its limitations.
(c) Explain the method of tension coecients, and its limitations. 

4. (a) Dene M.I. (Moment of Inertia) and modulus of a section, and discuss their
inuence on the behaviour of beams.
(b) Compute the distance between the channel sections of 6.5 mm uniform thick-
ness shown in gure 4b so that the principal M.1.of the combined section are
equal. [8+7]

5. (a) How is the yield stress of a material without a well dened yield point deter-
mined?
(b) Dene proof stress of a material and explain its signicance.

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(c) Determine the maximum load that can be supported by a 10.0 m long steel
rope comprising 12 wires of 2.0 mm diameter, if the working stress is 230.0

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MPa and Youngs modulus is 180.0 GPa. The rope should not elongate more
than 10.0 mm under the load. [4+4+7]
6. The volume of a hollow cylinder of 800.0 mm diameter, 1.4 m length and 10.0 mm

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thickness increases by 1245.0 ml when subjected to an internal pressure of 4.5 MPa.
Determine the Poissons ratio of the material, if E = 190.0 GPa. 

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indicating the maximum and minimum values.

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(b) Develop Bending moment and Shear force diagrams for the gure 7b given below
indicating the maximum and minimum values. [8+7]

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8. Develop the shear stress distribution diagrams for the sections shown for the fol-
lowing gures 8 when subjected to a transverse S.F. of 200.0 kN. What are the
maximum shear stresses? 

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