# Mechanical Engineering - Strength of Materials

Exercise : Strength of Materials - Section 2
6.
The bending moment in the centre of a simply supported beam carrying a uniformly distributed load of w per unit length is
zero
wl2/2
wl2/4
wl2/8
Answer: Option
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7.
When a thin cylindrical shell is subjected to an internal pressure, there will be
a decrease in diameter and length of the shell
an increase in diameter and decrease in length of the shell
a decrease in diameter and increase in length of the shell
an increase in diameter and length of the shell
Answer: Option
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8.
A welded joint as compared to a riveted joint has __________ strength.
same
less
more
Answer: Option
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9.
The shear force at apoint on a beam is the algebraic __________ of all the forces on either side of the point.
sum
difference
Answer: Option
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10.
The point of contraflexure occurs in
cantilever beams
simply supported beams
overhanging beams
fixed beams
Answer: Option
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