Mechanical Engineering - Strength of Materials

1. 

A pressure vessel is said to be a thin shell when it is made of thin sheets.

A. Agree
B. Disagree

Answer: Option B

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2. 

When a column is subjected to an eccentric load, the stress induced in the column will be

A. direct stress only
B. bending stress only
C. shear stress only
D. direct and bending stress both

Answer: Option D

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3. 

Which of the following statement is wrong?

A. The deformation of the bar per unit length in the direction of the force is called linear strain.
B. The Poisson's ratio is the ratio of lateral strain to the linear strain.
C. The ratio of change in volume to the original volume is called volumetric strain.
D. The bulk modulus is the ratio of linear stress to the linear strain.

Answer: Option D

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4. 

When a shaft is subjected to a twisting moment, every cross-section of the shaft will be under

A. tensile stress
B. compressive stress
C. shear stress
D. bending stress

Answer: Option C

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5. 

The torque transmitted by a hollow shaft of outer diameter (D) and inner diameter (d) is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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