# Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics

### Exercise :: Engineering Mechanics - Section 1

16.

Moment of inertia of a triangular section of base (b) and height (h) about an axis passing through its C.G. and parallel to the base, is

 A. bh3/4 B. bh3/8 C. bh3/12 D. bh3/36

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17.

If the masses of both the bodies, as shown in the below figure, are reduced to 50 percent, then tension in the string will be A. same B. half C. double

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18.

Which of the following is an equation of linear motion?(where, u and v = Initial and final velocity of the body, a = Acceleration of the body, and s = Displacement of the body in time t seconds.)

 A. v = u + a.t B. s = u.t + 1/2 a.t2 C. v2 = u2+2a.s D. all of these

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19.

If a number of forces are acting at a point, theirresultant will be inclined at an angle θ with the horizontal, such that

 A. tan θ = ∑H/∑V B. tan θ = ∑V/∑H C. tan θ = ∑Vx∑H D. Explanation:

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20. The above figure shows the two equal forces at right angles acting at a point. The value of force R acting along their bisector and in opposite direction is

 A. P/2 B. 2P C. D. 