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Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
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Set No - 1

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

Page 2 of 3

Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

Page 2 of 3

Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

Page 3 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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Set No - 2

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

Page 2 of 3

Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

Page 3 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

Page 1 of 3
Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

Page 2 of 3

Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

Page 2 of 3

Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
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Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the radius of gyration of the body shown in Fig.3 about centroidal x axis. The
grooves are semicircular with radius 40 mm. All dimensions shown are in mm.
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) Two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight 2000 N rest on smooth inclines as
shown in Fig.4. They are connected by a bar of negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at
its geometric centre by smooth pins. Find the force P to be applied as show in the figure
such that it will hold the system in the given position

Fig.4
(b) A wheel, rotating about a fixed axis at 30 r.p.m is uniformly accelerated for 50 seconds,
during which time it makes 40 revolution. Find: (i) angular velocity at the end of this
interval, and (ii) time required for the speed to reach 80 revolution per minute.
[8+8]

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Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

Page 1 of 3
Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the radius of gyration of the body shown in Fig.3 about centroidal x axis. The
grooves are semicircular with radius 40 mm. All dimensions shown are in mm.
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) Two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight 2000 N rest on smooth inclines as
shown in Fig.4. They are connected by a bar of negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at
its geometric centre by smooth pins. Find the force P to be applied as show in the figure
such that it will hold the system in the given position

Fig.4
(b) A wheel, rotating about a fixed axis at 30 r.p.m is uniformly accelerated for 50 seconds,
during which time it makes 40 revolution. Find: (i) angular velocity at the end of this
interval, and (ii) time required for the speed to reach 80 revolution per minute.
[8+8]

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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13

4.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.5 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.5
(b) A gun of mass 2500 kg fires horizontally a shell of mass 40 kg with a velocity of 350 m/s.
What is the velocity with which the gun will recoil? Also determine the force required to
stop the gun in 0.8m. In how much time will it stop?
[8+8]
5.(a) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a solid sphere of radius R about its diametral
axis?
(b) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.6 (All diamensions are in mm)

[6+10]

Fig.6

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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the radius of gyration of the body shown in Fig.3 about centroidal x axis. The
grooves are semicircular with radius 40 mm. All dimensions shown are in mm.
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) Two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight 2000 N rest on smooth inclines as
shown in Fig.4. They are connected by a bar of negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at
its geometric centre by smooth pins. Find the force P to be applied as show in the figure
such that it will hold the system in the given position

Fig.4
(b) A wheel, rotating about a fixed axis at 30 r.p.m is uniformly accelerated for 50 seconds,
during which time it makes 40 revolution. Find: (i) angular velocity at the end of this
interval, and (ii) time required for the speed to reach 80 revolution per minute.
[8+8]

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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13

4.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.5 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.5
(b) A gun of mass 2500 kg fires horizontally a shell of mass 40 kg with a velocity of 350 m/s.
What is the velocity with which the gun will recoil? Also determine the force required to
stop the gun in 0.8m. In how much time will it stop?
[8+8]
5.(a) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a solid sphere of radius R about its diametral
axis?
(b) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.6 (All diamensions are in mm)

[6+10]

Fig.6

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6.(a) An elevator of gross weight 4500 N starts to move upwards with a constant acceleration
and acquires a velocity of 1.2 m/s after travelling a distance of 2.4 m. Find the pull in the
cable during acceleration motion. If the elevator, when stopping, moves with a constant
deceleration from a constant velocity of 1.8 m/s and comes to rest in 2 s, calculate the force
transmitted by a man weighing 600 N to the floor during stopping.
(b) What should be the value of in Fig.7 which will make the motion of 900 N block down
the plane to impend? The coefficient of friction for all contact surfaces is ?.
[8+8]

Fig.7
7.(a) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.8 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.

Fig.8
(b) Locate the centroid of the I-section shown in Fig.9 (All diamensions are in mm)

[8+8]

Fig.9
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
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3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the radius of gyration of the body shown in Fig.3 about centroidal x axis. The
grooves are semicircular with radius 40 mm. All dimensions shown are in mm.
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) Two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight 2000 N rest on smooth inclines as
shown in Fig.4. They are connected by a bar of negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at
its geometric centre by smooth pins. Find the force P to be applied as show in the figure
such that it will hold the system in the given position

Fig.4
(b) A wheel, rotating about a fixed axis at 30 r.p.m is uniformly accelerated for 50 seconds,
during which time it makes 40 revolution. Find: (i) angular velocity at the end of this
interval, and (ii) time required for the speed to reach 80 revolution per minute.
[8+8]

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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13

4.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.5 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.5
(b) A gun of mass 2500 kg fires horizontally a shell of mass 40 kg with a velocity of 350 m/s.
What is the velocity with which the gun will recoil? Also determine the force required to
stop the gun in 0.8m. In how much time will it stop?
[8+8]
5.(a) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a solid sphere of radius R about its diametral
axis?
(b) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.6 (All diamensions are in mm)

[6+10]

Fig.6

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6.(a) An elevator of gross weight 4500 N starts to move upwards with a constant acceleration
and acquires a velocity of 1.2 m/s after travelling a distance of 2.4 m. Find the pull in the
cable during acceleration motion. If the elevator, when stopping, moves with a constant
deceleration from a constant velocity of 1.8 m/s and comes to rest in 2 s, calculate the force
transmitted by a man weighing 600 N to the floor during stopping.
(b) What should be the value of in Fig.7 which will make the motion of 900 N block down
the plane to impend? The coefficient of friction for all contact surfaces is ?.
[8+8]

Fig.7
7.(a) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.8 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.

Fig.8
(b) Locate the centroid of the I-section shown in Fig.9 (All diamensions are in mm)

[8+8]

Fig.9
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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) A force F=10i+13j-12k acts a point O, which is the origin. Find the magnitude and the
direction of the force.
(ii) Write about different types of equilibrium?
(iii) State and prove Pappus theorems?
(iv) A semi-circle of 90 mm radius is cut out from a trapezium section as shown in Fig.1 (All
diamensions are in mm)

Fig.1
(v) A bullet is fired at a angle of 45
o
with the horizontal with a velocity of 275 m/sec. How
high the bullet will rise and what will be its horizontal range? Take g=9.8 m/sec
2
.
(vi) A body weighing 300 N is pushed up a 30
o
plane by a 400 N force acting parallel to the
plane. If the initial velocity of the body is 1.5 m/sec and coefficient of kinetic friction is
?=0.2, what velocity will the body have after moving 6m?
[3+3+4+4+4+4]
PART-B
2.(a) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.2 (All diamensions are in mm)

Fig.2
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

Page 1 of 3
Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the radius of gyration of the body shown in Fig.3 about centroidal x axis. The
grooves are semicircular with radius 40 mm. All dimensions shown are in mm.
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) Two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight 2000 N rest on smooth inclines as
shown in Fig.4. They are connected by a bar of negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at
its geometric centre by smooth pins. Find the force P to be applied as show in the figure
such that it will hold the system in the given position

Fig.4
(b) A wheel, rotating about a fixed axis at 30 r.p.m is uniformly accelerated for 50 seconds,
during which time it makes 40 revolution. Find: (i) angular velocity at the end of this
interval, and (ii) time required for the speed to reach 80 revolution per minute.
[8+8]

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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13

4.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.5 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.5
(b) A gun of mass 2500 kg fires horizontally a shell of mass 40 kg with a velocity of 350 m/s.
What is the velocity with which the gun will recoil? Also determine the force required to
stop the gun in 0.8m. In how much time will it stop?
[8+8]
5.(a) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a solid sphere of radius R about its diametral
axis?
(b) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.6 (All diamensions are in mm)

[6+10]

Fig.6

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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13
6.(a) An elevator of gross weight 4500 N starts to move upwards with a constant acceleration
and acquires a velocity of 1.2 m/s after travelling a distance of 2.4 m. Find the pull in the
cable during acceleration motion. If the elevator, when stopping, moves with a constant
deceleration from a constant velocity of 1.8 m/s and comes to rest in 2 s, calculate the force
transmitted by a man weighing 600 N to the floor during stopping.
(b) What should be the value of in Fig.7 which will make the motion of 900 N block down
the plane to impend? The coefficient of friction for all contact surfaces is ?.
[8+8]

Fig.7
7.(a) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.8 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.

Fig.8
(b) Locate the centroid of the I-section shown in Fig.9 (All diamensions are in mm)

[8+8]

Fig.9
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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) A force F=10i+13j-12k acts a point O, which is the origin. Find the magnitude and the
direction of the force.
(ii) Write about different types of equilibrium?
(iii) State and prove Pappus theorems?
(iv) A semi-circle of 90 mm radius is cut out from a trapezium section as shown in Fig.1 (All
diamensions are in mm)

Fig.1
(v) A bullet is fired at a angle of 45
o
with the horizontal with a velocity of 275 m/sec. How
high the bullet will rise and what will be its horizontal range? Take g=9.8 m/sec
2
.
(vi) A body weighing 300 N is pushed up a 30
o
plane by a 400 N force acting parallel to the
plane. If the initial velocity of the body is 1.5 m/sec and coefficient of kinetic friction is
?=0.2, what velocity will the body have after moving 6m?
[3+3+4+4+4+4]
PART-B
2.(a) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.2 (All diamensions are in mm)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the time required for the weights shown in Fig.3 to attain a velocity of 9.81
m/sec. What is tension in the chord? Take ?=0.2 for both planes. Assume the pulleys as
frictionless
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) A ladder 5 metres long rests on a horizontal ground and leans against a smooth vertical
wall at an angle 70
o
with the horizontal. The weight of the ladder is 900 newtons and acts at
its middle. The ladder is at the point of sliding, when a man weighing 750 newtons stands
on a rung 1.5 metre from the bottom of the ladder.
(b) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.4 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.
[8+8]

Fig.4
4.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right.(as shown in Fig.5)

Fig.5

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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
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Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
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Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the radius of gyration of the body shown in Fig.3 about centroidal x axis. The
grooves are semicircular with radius 40 mm. All dimensions shown are in mm.
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) Two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight 2000 N rest on smooth inclines as
shown in Fig.4. They are connected by a bar of negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at
its geometric centre by smooth pins. Find the force P to be applied as show in the figure
such that it will hold the system in the given position

Fig.4
(b) A wheel, rotating about a fixed axis at 30 r.p.m is uniformly accelerated for 50 seconds,
during which time it makes 40 revolution. Find: (i) angular velocity at the end of this
interval, and (ii) time required for the speed to reach 80 revolution per minute.
[8+8]

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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13

4.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.5 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.5
(b) A gun of mass 2500 kg fires horizontally a shell of mass 40 kg with a velocity of 350 m/s.
What is the velocity with which the gun will recoil? Also determine the force required to
stop the gun in 0.8m. In how much time will it stop?
[8+8]
5.(a) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a solid sphere of radius R about its diametral
axis?
(b) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.6 (All diamensions are in mm)

[6+10]

Fig.6

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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13
6.(a) An elevator of gross weight 4500 N starts to move upwards with a constant acceleration
and acquires a velocity of 1.2 m/s after travelling a distance of 2.4 m. Find the pull in the
cable during acceleration motion. If the elevator, when stopping, moves with a constant
deceleration from a constant velocity of 1.8 m/s and comes to rest in 2 s, calculate the force
transmitted by a man weighing 600 N to the floor during stopping.
(b) What should be the value of in Fig.7 which will make the motion of 900 N block down
the plane to impend? The coefficient of friction for all contact surfaces is ?.
[8+8]

Fig.7
7.(a) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.8 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.

Fig.8
(b) Locate the centroid of the I-section shown in Fig.9 (All diamensions are in mm)

[8+8]

Fig.9
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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) A force F=10i+13j-12k acts a point O, which is the origin. Find the magnitude and the
direction of the force.
(ii) Write about different types of equilibrium?
(iii) State and prove Pappus theorems?
(iv) A semi-circle of 90 mm radius is cut out from a trapezium section as shown in Fig.1 (All
diamensions are in mm)

Fig.1
(v) A bullet is fired at a angle of 45
o
with the horizontal with a velocity of 275 m/sec. How
high the bullet will rise and what will be its horizontal range? Take g=9.8 m/sec
2
.
(vi) A body weighing 300 N is pushed up a 30
o
plane by a 400 N force acting parallel to the
plane. If the initial velocity of the body is 1.5 m/sec and coefficient of kinetic friction is
?=0.2, what velocity will the body have after moving 6m?
[3+3+4+4+4+4]
PART-B
2.(a) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.2 (All diamensions are in mm)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the time required for the weights shown in Fig.3 to attain a velocity of 9.81
m/sec. What is tension in the chord? Take ?=0.2 for both planes. Assume the pulleys as
frictionless
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) A ladder 5 metres long rests on a horizontal ground and leans against a smooth vertical
wall at an angle 70
o
with the horizontal. The weight of the ladder is 900 newtons and acts at
its middle. The ladder is at the point of sliding, when a man weighing 750 newtons stands
on a rung 1.5 metre from the bottom of the ladder.
(b) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.4 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.
[8+8]

Fig.4
4.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right.(as shown in Fig.5)

Fig.5

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(b) Identify the co-ordinates of the centroid of plane area shown in Fig.6? (All diamensions are
in mm)
[8+8]

Fig.6
5.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.7 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.7
(b) What is the value of P in the system shown in Fig.8 to cause the motion to impend?
Assume the pulley is smooth and coefficient of friction between the other contact surfaces
is 0.02.
[8+8]

Fig.8
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State the laws of friction
(ii) State and prove Lami?s theorem
(iii) A semi-circular area is removed from a trapezium as shown in Fig.1 (dimensions in mm).

Fig:1
Determine the centroid of the remaining area (shown hatched).
(iv) State and Prove the parallel axis theorem, to determine the moment of inertia of areas with
the help of a neat sketch.
(v) Establish the Relationship between Angular motion & linear motion
(vi) Explain the concept of work? What are the units of work?
[3+4+5+6+2+2]
PART ?B
2.(a) Three bars, hinged at A and D and pinned at B and C as shown in Fig:2 form a four-linked
mechanism. Determine the value of P that will prevent movement of bars.

Fig:2
(b) The position of a particle moving along a straight line is defined by the relation x=t
3
-
9t
2
+15t+18 where x is expressed in metre m and t in seconds. Determine the time, position,
and acceleration of the particle when its velocity becomes zero?
[8+8]
Page 1 of 3
Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

3.(a) Determine the centroid of a triangle of base ?b? and height ?h??
(b) Three cylinders weighing 100 N each and of 80 mm diameter are placed in a channel of
180 mm width as shown in Fig:3
Determine the pressure exerted by (i) the cylinder A on B at the point of contact; (ii)the
cylinder B on the base and on the wall.
[8+8]

Fig.3
4.(a) Find the mass Moment of Inertia of circular plate of radus R and thickness t about its
centroidal axis
(b) A force of 250 N pulls a body of weight 500 N up an inclined plane, the force being
applied parallel to the plane. If the inclination of the plane to the horizontal is 15
o
, find the
coefficient of friction?
[8+8]
5.(a) Differentiate kinematics and kinetics?
(b) Locate the co-ordinates of the centroid of the shaded area of a lamina shown in Fig:4?

[4+12]

Fig:4

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Set No - 1
Subject Code: R13110/R13

6.(a) Derive work energy equation for translation?
(b) Two men carry a weight of 2 KN by means of two ropes fixed to the weight. One rope is
inclined at 45
o
and the other at 30
o
with their vertices. Find the tension in each rope?
[8+8]
7.(a) Locate the centre of gravity of the right circular cone of base radius r and height h shown in
Fig:5

Fig:5
(b) A bullet of weight 0.3 N is fired horizontally into a body of weight 100 N which is
suspended by a string 0.8 m long. Due to this impact the body swings through an angle of
30
o
. Find the velocity of the bullet and the loss in the energy of the system? (as shown in
Fig:6)
[8+8]

Fig:6

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Subject Code: R13110/R13
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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A

1.(i) Prove that angle of repose is same as the value of limiting angle friction?
(ii) A uniform sphere of weight W rests between a smooth vertical plane and a smooth plane
inclined at an angle with the vertical plane. Find the reaction at the contact surfaces.
(iii) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a rectangular plate of size a x b and thickness
(iv) What is the difference between certroid and centre of gravity?
(v) A stone is dropped into a well while splash is heard after 4.5 s. Another stone is dropped
with an initial velocity v and the splash is heard after 4 s. If the velocity of a sound is 336
m/s, determine the initial velocity of second stone?
(vi) Derive the equation for motion of connected bodies?
[3+4+4+4+4+3]
PART-B

2.(a) The block A shown in Fig.1 weighs 2000 N. The cord attached to A passes over a
frictionless pulley and supports a weight equal to 800N. The value of coefficient of friction
between A and the horizontal plane is 0.35. Solve for horizontal force P: (1) If motion is
impending towards the left, and (2) If the motion is impending towards the right?

Fig.1
(b) Derive work energy equation for translation?
[8+8]

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3.(a) What is free body diagram and what are the rules for drawing FBD?
(b) Determine the maximum height h of the cylindrical portion of the body with hemispherical
base shown in Fig.2 so that it is in stable equilibrium on its base.
[4+12]

Fig.2
4.(a) Derive the centroid of a parabolic spandrel?
(b) State the equations of equilibrium of a rigid body experiencing a planar motion?
[8+8]
5.(a) Derive the Moment of Inertia of a quarter circle of radius ?r? about the base and the
centroidal axes?
(b) A tripod is acted upon by forces at ?P? as shown in the Fig.3 Determine the forces in the
legs of tripod if the legs rest on ground at A, B and C whose coordinates with respect to O
are as shown in the Fig.3 The height of ?P? above the origin is 10 m.
[8+8]

Fig.3

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6.(a) A flywheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest up to a speed of 350 rpm in
20 s. Find the velocity and the acceleration of a point on its rim 3 s after starting from rest?
(b) The resultant of two forces acting at a point is 65 kN. It is observed that one force is double
than that of the other and if the direction of one of them is reversed the resultant becomes
45 kN. Find the magnitudes of forces and the angle between them.
[8+8]
7.(a) Determine the tension in the string and the velocity of 1500 N block shown in Fig.4
5 seconds after starting from
(i) Rest
(ii) Starting with a downward velocity of 3 m/sec.
Assume pulleys as weightless and frictionless.

Fig.4
(b) State and prove the Pappus theorems?
[10+6]

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Set No - 2
Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) State and prove Varignon?s theorem?
(ii) Three forces of magnitudes P, 100 N and 200 N are acting at a point O as shown in Fig.1
Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P

Fig.1
(iii) Determine the CG of a flat plate of thickness ?t?, unit weight of the material ???.
(iv) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a uniform rod of length L about its: (a) centroidal
axis normal to rod, and (b) axis at the end of the rod and normal to it.
(v) A pendulum consists of a bob of 4 kg mass, supported by a thin rod pivoted at 1 m from the
centre of the bob. The bob is moved, so that the rod makes an angle of 20
o
with the vertical
and then released. What is the linear and angular velocity of the bob, when it swings back
to the vertical position? The weight of the rod and the frictional resistance may be
neglected?
(vi) A bus is travelling on a curved portion of a highway of radius 600m at a speed of 108
km/h. The brakes are suddenly applied, which causes the speed to reduce at a constant rate
of 1.5 m/s
2
. Calculate the magnitude of the total acceleration of the bus (i) immediately
after the brakes have been applied. [4+4+3+4+4+3]
PART ?B
2.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right. (as shown in Fig.2)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the radius of gyration of the body shown in Fig.3 about centroidal x axis. The
grooves are semicircular with radius 40 mm. All dimensions shown are in mm.
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) Two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight 2000 N rest on smooth inclines as
shown in Fig.4. They are connected by a bar of negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at
its geometric centre by smooth pins. Find the force P to be applied as show in the figure
such that it will hold the system in the given position

Fig.4
(b) A wheel, rotating about a fixed axis at 30 r.p.m is uniformly accelerated for 50 seconds,
during which time it makes 40 revolution. Find: (i) angular velocity at the end of this
interval, and (ii) time required for the speed to reach 80 revolution per minute.
[8+8]

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4.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.5 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.5
(b) A gun of mass 2500 kg fires horizontally a shell of mass 40 kg with a velocity of 350 m/s.
What is the velocity with which the gun will recoil? Also determine the force required to
stop the gun in 0.8m. In how much time will it stop?
[8+8]
5.(a) Determine the mass moment of inertia of a solid sphere of radius R about its diametral
axis?
(b) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.6 (All diamensions are in mm)

[6+10]

Fig.6

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6.(a) An elevator of gross weight 4500 N starts to move upwards with a constant acceleration
and acquires a velocity of 1.2 m/s after travelling a distance of 2.4 m. Find the pull in the
cable during acceleration motion. If the elevator, when stopping, moves with a constant
deceleration from a constant velocity of 1.8 m/s and comes to rest in 2 s, calculate the force
transmitted by a man weighing 600 N to the floor during stopping.
(b) What should be the value of in Fig.7 which will make the motion of 900 N block down
the plane to impend? The coefficient of friction for all contact surfaces is ?.
[8+8]

Fig.7
7.(a) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.8 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.

Fig.8
(b) Locate the centroid of the I-section shown in Fig.9 (All diamensions are in mm)

[8+8]

Fig.9
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Set No - 3
Subject Code: R13110/R13
I B. Tech I Semester Regular Examinations Feb./Mar. - 2014
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
(Common to CE, ME, CSE, PCE, IT, Chem E, Aero E, AME, Min E, PE, Metal E)
Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70
Question Paper Consists of Part-A and Part-B
Answering the question in Part-A is Compulsory,
Three Questions should be answered from Part-B
*****
PART-A
1.(i) A force F=10i+13j-12k acts a point O, which is the origin. Find the magnitude and the
direction of the force.
(ii) Write about different types of equilibrium?
(iii) State and prove Pappus theorems?
(iv) A semi-circle of 90 mm radius is cut out from a trapezium section as shown in Fig.1 (All
diamensions are in mm)

Fig.1
(v) A bullet is fired at a angle of 45
o
with the horizontal with a velocity of 275 m/sec. How
high the bullet will rise and what will be its horizontal range? Take g=9.8 m/sec
2
.
(vi) A body weighing 300 N is pushed up a 30
o
plane by a 400 N force acting parallel to the
plane. If the initial velocity of the body is 1.5 m/sec and coefficient of kinetic friction is
?=0.2, what velocity will the body have after moving 6m?
[3+3+4+4+4+4]
PART-B
2.(a) Two smooth spheres each of radius 100 mm and weight 100 N, rest in a horizontal channel
having vertical walls, the distance between which is 360 mm. Find the reactions at the
points of contacts A,B,C and D shown in Fig.2 (All diamensions are in mm)

Fig.2
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(b) Determine the time required for the weights shown in Fig.3 to attain a velocity of 9.81
m/sec. What is tension in the chord? Take ?=0.2 for both planes. Assume the pulleys as
frictionless
[8+8]

Fig.3
3.(a) A ladder 5 metres long rests on a horizontal ground and leans against a smooth vertical
wall at an angle 70
o
with the horizontal. The weight of the ladder is 900 newtons and acts at
its middle. The ladder is at the point of sliding, when a man weighing 750 newtons stands
on a rung 1.5 metre from the bottom of the ladder.
(b) Determine the constant force P that will give the system of bodies shown in Fig.4 a velocity
of 3m/sec after moving 4.5 m from rest. Coefficient of friction between the blocks and the
plane is 0.3. Pulleys are smooth.
[8+8]

Fig.4
4.(a) Two blocks A and B each weighing 1500 N are connected by a uniform horizontal bar
which weighs 1000 N. If the angle of limiting friction under each block is 15
o
, find the
force P directed parallel to the 60
o
inclined plane that will cause motion impending to the
right.(as shown in Fig.5)

Fig.5

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(b) Identify the co-ordinates of the centroid of plane area shown in Fig.6? (All diamensions are
in mm)
[8+8]

Fig.6
5.(a) Determine the coordinates x
c
and y
c
of the centre of a 100 mm diameter circular hole cut in
a thin plate so that this point will be the centroid of the remaining shaded area shown in
Fig.7 (All diamensions are in mm).

Fig.7
(b) What is the value of P in the system shown in Fig.8 to cause the motion to impend?
Assume the pulley is smooth and coefficient of friction between the other contact surfaces
is 0.02.
[8+8]

Fig.8
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6.(a) Define (i) Angular displacement (ii) Angular velocity (iii)Angular acceleration.
(b) Determine the coordinates of the centroid of the plane area shown in Fig.9 with reference
to the axes shown. Take x=40 mm.
[8+8]

Fig.9
7.(a) Derive the parallel axis theorem in mass moment of inertia?
(b) A stone is dropped into a well without initial velocity. It splash is heard after 3.5 seconds.
Another stone is dropped with some initial velocity and its splash is heard after 3 seconds.
Determine the initial velocity of the second stone if velocity of sound is 335 m/sec.
[8+8]

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