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Institute of Engineering

Pulchowk Campus
1st Assessment (Set B)
Subject: Mechanics of Solids
Attempt all questions:

1. The square plate in Fig. is loaded so that the plate is in a state of plane strain.
(a) Determine the displacements for the plate given the deformations shown and the strain components for the
(x,y) coordinate axes.
(b) Determine the strain components for the (X, Y) axes.

2. Let the state of stress at a point be specified by the following stress cornponents: = 110 MPa, = -86 MPa,
= 55 MPa, = 60 MPa, and 0. Determine the principal stresses, direction cosines of the principal stress
directions, and maximum shear stress.
3. Determine location of shear center O of a thin walled beam of uniform thickness having cross section as
shown in fig

4. Knowing that M=25KNm, Determine stress at A and B