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  • ptu-som-ii-5-marks-question-answers

    ptu-som-ii-5-marks-question-answers

    PTU SOM II 5 marks Question Answers Compare the strains produced in a body subjected to same amount of load when applied gradually and suddenly. ANS: Let ‘P’ be the gradually applied load and ‘a’ is the area of cross section of the body. Then stress = P/A When same load is applied suddenly, its […]


  • ptu-som-ii-2-marks-question-answers

    ptu-som-ii-2-marks-question-answers

    PTU SOM II 2 marks Question Answers   Q. What is the energy of distortion or shear strain energy? ANS: Every object in universe is under a number of forces. Thus it is under complex loading. From the complex loading, one can determine the three principal stresses σ1, σ2 and σ3 respectively. ASSUME (i) these […]


  • SOLUTION OF SOM PTU PAPER  DEC 2014

    SOLUTION OF SOM PTU PAPER  DEC 2014

    SOLUTION  OF SOM PTU PAPER  DEC 2014 SOLUTION Q1. (a).What is Factor of safety? For Ductile materials            FOS = σyp /σall For Brittle Materials               FOS = σult /σall σyp = yield point stress, it is possible only for ductile materials and its value is very near to the value of […]


  • SOLUTION OF SOM PTU PAPER, MAY 2014

    SOLUTION OF SOM PTU PAPER, MAY 2014

     SOLUTION OF SOM PTU PAPER, MAY 2014 SOLUTION Q1 (a). What is slenderness ratio? State the limitations of Euler’s formula. ANS: slenderness ratio = k = Le/kmin Where L­e is the effective length kmin is the minimum radius of gyration Le = L for both ends hinged column Le =2 L for a cantilever column […]