Articles Posted in the " Bending of Beams " Category

  • Parallel axis theorem

    Parallel axis theorem

    Parallel axis theorem                                   Definition Parallel axis theorem is to find the moment of inertia of a given cross section about a                                      […]


  • Assignment:Bending stresses in a beam    

    Assignment:Bending stresses in a beam   

    Assignment:Bending stresses in a beam  A 4 m span wooden beam  of rectangular section 120 mm deep and 60 mm wide is bent into an arc of radius 100 m. Determine the following quantities: Maximum tensile stress developed Maximum compressive stress developed Bending moment applied. Point load at the centre if the beam is simply […]


  • INTERVIEW SHORT QUESTION ANSWERS ON bending

    INTERVIEW SHORT QUESTION ANSWERS ON bending

     INTERVIEW SHORT QUESTION ANSWERS- Bending Keywords: section modulus-proof stress-perpendicular axis theorem-beam       Neutral axis of a beam. It is a line in the cross section of the beam where neutral plane cuts the cross section. At this axis, there will be no stress. It is symmetrically placed in a symmetrical cross section like a […]


  • *Mcq – Theories of Elastic Failure

    *Mcq – Theories of Elastic Failure

    Mcq – Theories of Elastic Failure  Maximum principal stress theory is applicable to (a) Ductile materials (b) Brittle materials (c) Composite materials (d) None (Ans:b) Under maximum principal stress theory, maximum principal stress is equal to (a) Allowable stress in tension (b) Allowable stress in compression (c) Allowable stress in shear (d) None (Ans: a) […]


  • Mcq – Bending Stresses in beams

    Mcq – Bending Stresses in beams

    Mcq – Bending Stresses in beams Bending occurs due to the application of (a) Axial load (b) Transverse load (c) Torsional load (d) None (Ans: b) Bending occurs due to the application of (a) Axial load (b) Lateral load (c) Torsional load (d) None (Ans: b) Bending occurs due to the application of (a) Load […]


  • Mcq: Beams

    Mcq: Beams

    Mcq: Beams Which is more in a beam (a) Moment of inertia (b) Polar moment of inertia (c) Section modulus (d) None (Ans: b) Centroid is applicable for a (a) 1-Dimensional (b) 2-Dimensional (c) 3-Dimensional (d) (d) None (Ans: b) Center of gravity is applicable for a (a) 1-Dimensional (b) 2-Dimensional (c) 3-Dimensional (d) None […]


  • * Short Interview Question Answers On Bending

    * Short Interview Question Answers On Bending

      Short Interview Question Answers On bending  Q. What is neutral axis? In bending of beams, the neutral axis is the line where neutral plane intersects the area of cross-section. At this axis there is zero stress and zero strain. Neutral plane is a fiber of zero stress. Q. Define perpendicular axis theorem. It is the moment […]


  • Short Interview Question Answer-Bending

    Short Interview Question Answer-Bending

       Short Interview Question Answer -Bending Q1. A beam of square section with side ‘a’ is used with its diagonal horizontal. Find the section modulus of the beam. A. There will be one triangle above and another below the horizontal diagonal. The moment of inertia of one triangle about the base is bd3/12= a4/12. Therefore […]


  • Short Question Answers on bending

    Short Question Answers on bending

      Short Question Answers on bending Q Difference between a shaft and a beam. Shaft is a rotating member and is always circular. It is always under a torque. In addition it may have bending moment and axial thrust. It is used in all the Machines having rotary motion. Beam is a stationary member. Its […]


  • Bending Stresses

    Bending Stresses

     Bending Stresses PURE BENDING EQUATION M/I = σ/y = E/R Where M is the bending moment applied ( Maximum bending moment from BMD), Nm I = moment of inertia of the area about the centroidal axis, m4 σ is tensile or compressive stress at distance ‘y’ from the neural axis, MN/m2 y is the distance […]