B.E. Strength of Materials-Mumbai-December 2019 - Grad Plus

B.E. Strength of Materials-Mumbai-December 2019


Subject: Strength of Materials

Semester: 3

[Total Time: 3 HOURS]
[Total Marks: 80]
Instructions : 1) Question No .1 is compulsory
                       2) Answer any Three Questions from the remaining.
                       3) Each full question carries 20 marks.
                       4) Assume suitable data, if needed, and state it clearly.

Q.1) a) Attempt any four

a) A reinforced concrete column of 400 mm diameter supports a load of 500 KN axially. The reinforcement consists of 8 steel rods each of 20 mm diameter Find how much stress develops in the rods and the concrete of if Young’s
modulus of steel is 18 times that of concrete. (5M)

b) Draw the shear force and bending moment diagrams for a cantilever of length L carrying a uniformly distributed load of w per unit length over the entire length.n (5M)

c) Define Section Modulus. Find an expression for section modulus a rectangular section and hollow circular section. (5M)

d) Derive the expression for Elongation of a bar due to its own weight (5M)

e) Derive an expression for the strain energy in a member subjected to gradually applied an axially tensile load. (5M)

Q. 2) a) Determine extension, change in lateral dimension, change in volume of a steel tie bar 1.1 m long and 50 mm diameter is subjected to a tensile stress of 120 MN/m2. Assume that E=200 GN/m2 and Poisson’s Ratio μ =0.3. (8M)

b) Define Point Of Contra flexure. Draw the shear force and bending moment diagram for the diagram as shown in the figure and locate the position of a point of contra flexure. (12M)

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Q. 3) a) A cantilever beam has a hollow rectangular cross-section with outer dimensions 300 mm x 600 mm and inner dimensions 200 mm x 400 mm asymmetrical about both X and Y-axis. The larger dimensions are along with the depth. The beam has a span of 3 m and is loaded with u.d.L. of l0 kN/m of full span. Determine the maximum bending stresses developed. (10M)

b) What assumptions are made in the theory of pure torsion? (4M)

c) Derive the relation between three moduli (E, G, and K ) (6M)

Q. 4) a ) A T-section with flange 200 mm x 50 mm and web 200 mm x 50 mm is subjected to a vertical shear force of 200 KN. Calculate Shear stress at the junction of the flange and web and Shear stress at the Neutral axis. Sketch the shear stress distribution diagram. (10M)

b) A composite beam shown in the fig is simply supported and carries a total uniform load of 50 kN/m on a span of 4 m. The beam is built of a wood member having to cross-sectional dimensions 150 mm x 250 mm and two steel plates of cross-sectional dimensions 150 mm x 50 mm. Determine the maximum stresses σs & σw in the steel and wood respectively. If the moduli of elasticity are Es =209 N/mm2 and Ew = 11 N/mm2 (10M)

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Q. 5) a) A hollow steel shaft having internal diameter half the external diameter transmits 147 kW at 225 r. p. m. lf the maximum allowable shear stress is not to exceed 6 kN/cm2 and the angle of twist is not to exceed 1 degree in the length of 20 times the external diameter. Determine the suitable section of shaft assuming G=104 kN/cm2. (10M)

b) A cylindrical shell 100 cm long and 20 cm internal diameter having a thickness of metal as 10 cm is filled with fluid at atmospheric pressure. If an additional 20 cm3 of fluid is pumped into the cylinder, find (i) the pressure exerted by the fluid on the cylinder and (ii) the hoop stress-induced. Take E = 2 x 105 N / mm2 and Poisson’s ratio = 0.3 (10 M)

Q.  6 a) A short column of external diameter 500 mm and internal diameter 250 mm, carries an eccentric load of 100 kN. Find the greatest eccentricity which the load can have without producing tension on the cross-section. (6M)

b) Find the Rankine’s crippling load for a hollow cylindrical cast iron column 200 mm external diameter, 25 mm thick, 6 m long, and fixed at both ends. Take α =1/1600 and σc = 500 N/mm2. (4M)

c) At a point in two mutually perpendicular directions the stresses are 80 N/mm2 tensile and 40 N/mm2 tensile. Each of the above stresses accompanied by a shear stress of 60 N/mm2. Determine graphically normal stress, shear (tangential) stress, and resultant stress on an oblique plane inclined at an angle 450 with the axis of minor tensile stress. Use Mohr’s Circle Method. (10M)

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