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a) Define stress and strain.

b) Using a scale, a piece of alloy has a measured mass of 90.0 g in air and 75.0 g
when immersed in water. Calculate its buoyant force(Ans: FB=1.4715 x 10-1 N)

2. A metal wire 2 m long and 2 mm in diameter is stretched 1 mm when a load of 185
N is hung on its end. What is the Young's modulus for the metal wire? (Ans: =
1.18 x 1011 Pa)

3. A block of metal weighs 50 N in air and 35 N in water. What is the buoyant force of
the water? (Ans: FB=15 N)

4. An aluminum wire 2.0 m in length and 2.0 mm in diameter supports a 10.0 kg mass.
What is the elongation of the wire? The Young's modulus for aluminum is 7.0x1010 Nm-2.
(Ans: x = 8.92 x 10-4 m)

5. A metal wire 1.5 m long and 0.2 cm in diameter stretches 0.036 cm when a load
of 5.0 kg is hung on its end. Calculate:

i) The stress of the wire.
ii) The strain of the wire.
iii) The Young's Modulus of the wire. (Ans: (a)  =1.562 x 107 Pa, (b) = 2.4 x 10-
4, (c)  = 6.51 x 1010 Nm-2)

a) In a hydraulic press such as in Figure below, the larger piston has a cross-
sectional area A1 = 200 cm2 and the small piston has cross-sectional area A2 =
5.0 cm2. If a force F2 of 250N is applied to the small piston, find the force F1 on
the large piston. (Ans: F1= 10 000 N)

b) A solid aluminum cylinder with density p = 2700 kg m-3 has a measured mass of
67 g in air and 45 g when immersed in turpentine. Determine the density of
turpentine. (Mac 2012) (Ans:  = 8.86567 x 102 kgm-3)

7. A load of 30 kg is applied to the lower end of an aluminium rod 80 cm long and
0.40 cm in diameter. How much will the rod stretch? (Young's modulus for
aluminium =70 x 109 N m-2 ) (Ans: x=2.68 x 10-4 m)

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