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The outside diameter of a hollow shaft is twice its inside diameter. The ratio of its torque carrying capacity to that of a solid shaft of the same material and the same outside diameter is…..........

In a two-hinged arch, an increase in temperature induces….....

uniform bending moment in the arch rib

no bending moment in the rch rib.

minimum bending moment at the crown

maximum bending moment at the crown.

The ‘Euler’ load for column is 1000 kN and crushing load is 1500 kN. The ‘Rankine’ load is equal to….......

1500 kN

2500 kN

1000 kN

600 kN

If b is the width of the plate and ‘d’ is the diameter of the rivet, then the efficiency of a riveted joint having diamond riveting is given by…........

If the value of poisson’s ratio zero, then it means that…........

the material is perfectly plastic

the longitudinal strain in the material is infinite

the material is rigid

there is no longitudinal strain in the material

A simply supported beam of span L and flexural rigidity EI, carries a unit point load at its centre. The strain energy in the beam due to bending is …...........

A short column of external diameter D and internal diameter d, is subjected to a load W, with an eccentricity e, causing zero stress at an extreme fibre.Then the value of “e” must be…........

A thin cylindrical shell of diameter d, length L and thickness t is subjected to an internal pressure(p). The ratio of longitudinal strain to hoop strain is….................

A mohr’s circle reduces to a point when the body is subjected to…............

uniaxial stress only

pure shear

equal axil stresses on two mutually peprendicular planes being free of a sheae.

equal and opposite xial stresses on two mutully peprendiculr plnes, the planes being free of shear.

Maximum size of a fillet weld for a plate of square edge is….......

1.5 mm more than the thickness of the plate

1.5 mm less than the thickness of the plate.

one half of the thickness of the plate

thickness of the plate itself

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