Download Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) BE ( Bachelor of Engineering) Civil Engineering 17 Scheme 2020 January Previous Question Paper 3rd Sem CVICT32 Strength of Materials
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Third Semester B.E. Degree Examination, Dec.

an.2020
Strength of Materials
Time: 3 hrs. Max. Marks: 100
Note: Answer any FIVE full questions, choosing ONE full question from each module.
Module1
1 a. Define : (i) Stress (ii) Strain (04 Marks)
b. Derive the expression for elongation of tapering circular bar due to an axial load P. Use
standard notations. (08 Marks)
c. A circular bar of uniform cross sectional area of 1000 mm
7
.is subjected to forces as shown
in Fig. Q 1 (c). If Young
7
s? modulus for the material is 200 GPa, determine the total
deformation. (08 Marks)
D
Svw
( 001
,
4,1
400
1'50 tifIrn 51.10 rn ne)
;
7350 m
n
Fig. Q1 (c)
OR
2 a. Derive the relationship between Young's modulus, modulus of rigidity and Poisson's ratio.
(06 Marks)
b. A bar of 30 mm diameter is subjected to a pull of 60 kN. The measured extension on guage
length of 200 mm is 0.1 mm and change in diameter is 0.004 mm. Calculate (i) Young's
modulus (ii) Poisson's ratio (iii) Bulk modulus. (06 Marks)
C.
A steel rod of 200 mm diameter passes centrally through a copper tube of 50 mm external
diameter and 40 mm internal diameter. The tube is closed at each end and the nuts are
tightened on the projecting points of rod. If the temperature of the assembly is raised by
50?C. Calculate the temperature stresses developed in copper and steel.
Take E
s
= 200 GN/m
2
; E
E
. =100 GN/m
2
and a
s
 
,
12 x10
4
per ?C and
a
(
. =18
.
)c per?C. (08 Marks)
Module2
Define (i) Principal stress, (ii) Principal plane (04 Marks)
Derive expression for normal stress and tangential stress for a member subjected to uniaxial
loading. (06 Marks)
At a point in a strained material, the stresses are as shown in Fig. Q3 (c). Determine the
(i)
Principal stress
(ii) Normal and tangential. Stress on the plane AB.
(iii) Maximum shear stress. (r0 Marks)
0
t?A
? ??
?^
c '7' z
?^
0
=
3 a.
b.
c.
important Note
L.to mpA
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Fig. Q3 (b)
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CVICT32
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4.
Third Semester B.E. Degree Examination, Dec.

an.2020
Strength of Materials
Time: 3 hrs. Max. Marks: 100
Note: Answer any FIVE full questions, choosing ONE full question from each module.
Module1
1 a. Define : (i) Stress (ii) Strain (04 Marks)
b. Derive the expression for elongation of tapering circular bar due to an axial load P. Use
standard notations. (08 Marks)
c. A circular bar of uniform cross sectional area of 1000 mm
7
.is subjected to forces as shown
in Fig. Q 1 (c). If Young
7
s? modulus for the material is 200 GPa, determine the total
deformation. (08 Marks)
D
Svw
( 001
,
4,1
400
1'50 tifIrn 51.10 rn ne)
;
7350 m
n
Fig. Q1 (c)
OR
2 a. Derive the relationship between Young's modulus, modulus of rigidity and Poisson's ratio.
(06 Marks)
b. A bar of 30 mm diameter is subjected to a pull of 60 kN. The measured extension on guage
length of 200 mm is 0.1 mm and change in diameter is 0.004 mm. Calculate (i) Young's
modulus (ii) Poisson's ratio (iii) Bulk modulus. (06 Marks)
C.
A steel rod of 200 mm diameter passes centrally through a copper tube of 50 mm external
diameter and 40 mm internal diameter. The tube is closed at each end and the nuts are
tightened on the projecting points of rod. If the temperature of the assembly is raised by
50?C. Calculate the temperature stresses developed in copper and steel.
Take E
s
= 200 GN/m
2
; E
E
. =100 GN/m
2
and a
s
 
,
12 x10
4
per ?C and
a
(
. =18
.
)c per?C. (08 Marks)
Module2
Define (i) Principal stress, (ii) Principal plane (04 Marks)
Derive expression for normal stress and tangential stress for a member subjected to uniaxial
loading. (06 Marks)
At a point in a strained material, the stresses are as shown in Fig. Q3 (c). Determine the
(i)
Principal stress
(ii) Normal and tangential. Stress on the plane AB.
(iii) Maximum shear stress. (r0 Marks)
0
t?A
? ??
?^
c '7' z
?^
0
=
3 a.
b.
c.
important Note
L.to mpA
ituf$Apl
aompek
Fig. Q3 (b)
1 of 3
DL
c
1
7 4
5 rn
1 7CV/C
OR
4 a. Derive expression for hoop stress and longitudinal stress for a thin cylindrical vessel.
subjected to an internal fluid pressure. (10 Marks)
b. Determine the maximum and minimum hoop stress across the section of a pipe of 400 mm
internal diameter and 100 mm thick, when the pipe contains a fluid at a pressure of
8 N/mm
2
. Also sketch the radial pressure distribution and hoop stress distribution. (10 Marks)
Module3
5 a. Derive the relationship between load intensity, shear force and bending moment. (08 Marks)
b. For a simply supported beam subjected to a UDL of intensity W/unit length throughout plot
2
the SFD and BMD and prove that maximum bending moment is
CO 1
8
c. For the Cantilever beam shown in Fig. Q5 (c), plot the SFD and BMD.
A
I.
A
4
(06 Marks)
.art
(06 Marks)
Fig. Q5 (c)
OR
6 a. A simply supported beam is subjected to a UDL of 30 kNim together with a point load of
30 kN as shown in Fig. Q6 (a). Draw SFD and BMD. Find also point of zero shear and its
corresponding BM.
(10 Marks)
Fig. Q6 (4
For the overhanging beam shown in Fig. Q6 (b), plot the SFD and BMD. Locate points o'
contraflexure if any.
b.
1a
Fig. Q6 (b)
Module4
7 a. State the different theories of failure. Explain any two briefly.
b. Derive the torsion equation with usual notations.
soCieti,,
2 of 3
.
,
A\
Nit,0
(10 11 arks)
(10 Marks)
(10 Marks)
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Third Semester B.E. Degree Examination, Dec.

an.2020
Strength of Materials
Time: 3 hrs. Max. Marks: 100
Note: Answer any FIVE full questions, choosing ONE full question from each module.
Module1
1 a. Define : (i) Stress (ii) Strain (04 Marks)
b. Derive the expression for elongation of tapering circular bar due to an axial load P. Use
standard notations. (08 Marks)
c. A circular bar of uniform cross sectional area of 1000 mm
7
.is subjected to forces as shown
in Fig. Q 1 (c). If Young
7
s? modulus for the material is 200 GPa, determine the total
deformation. (08 Marks)
D
Svw
( 001
,
4,1
400
1'50 tifIrn 51.10 rn ne)
;
7350 m
n
Fig. Q1 (c)
OR
2 a. Derive the relationship between Young's modulus, modulus of rigidity and Poisson's ratio.
(06 Marks)
b. A bar of 30 mm diameter is subjected to a pull of 60 kN. The measured extension on guage
length of 200 mm is 0.1 mm and change in diameter is 0.004 mm. Calculate (i) Young's
modulus (ii) Poisson's ratio (iii) Bulk modulus. (06 Marks)
C.
A steel rod of 200 mm diameter passes centrally through a copper tube of 50 mm external
diameter and 40 mm internal diameter. The tube is closed at each end and the nuts are
tightened on the projecting points of rod. If the temperature of the assembly is raised by
50?C. Calculate the temperature stresses developed in copper and steel.
Take E
s
= 200 GN/m
2
; E
E
. =100 GN/m
2
and a
s
 
,
12 x10
4
per ?C and
a
(
. =18
.
)c per?C. (08 Marks)
Module2
Define (i) Principal stress, (ii) Principal plane (04 Marks)
Derive expression for normal stress and tangential stress for a member subjected to uniaxial
loading. (06 Marks)
At a point in a strained material, the stresses are as shown in Fig. Q3 (c). Determine the
(i)
Principal stress
(ii) Normal and tangential. Stress on the plane AB.
(iii) Maximum shear stress. (r0 Marks)
0
t?A
? ??
?^
c '7' z
?^
0
=
3 a.
b.
c.
important Note
L.to mpA
ituf$Apl
aompek
Fig. Q3 (b)
1 of 3
DL
c
1
7 4
5 rn
1 7CV/C
OR
4 a. Derive expression for hoop stress and longitudinal stress for a thin cylindrical vessel.
subjected to an internal fluid pressure. (10 Marks)
b. Determine the maximum and minimum hoop stress across the section of a pipe of 400 mm
internal diameter and 100 mm thick, when the pipe contains a fluid at a pressure of
8 N/mm
2
. Also sketch the radial pressure distribution and hoop stress distribution. (10 Marks)
Module3
5 a. Derive the relationship between load intensity, shear force and bending moment. (08 Marks)
b. For a simply supported beam subjected to a UDL of intensity W/unit length throughout plot
2
the SFD and BMD and prove that maximum bending moment is
CO 1
8
c. For the Cantilever beam shown in Fig. Q5 (c), plot the SFD and BMD.
A
I.
A
4
(06 Marks)
.art
(06 Marks)
Fig. Q5 (c)
OR
6 a. A simply supported beam is subjected to a UDL of 30 kNim together with a point load of
30 kN as shown in Fig. Q6 (a). Draw SFD and BMD. Find also point of zero shear and its
corresponding BM.
(10 Marks)
Fig. Q6 (4
For the overhanging beam shown in Fig. Q6 (b), plot the SFD and BMD. Locate points o'
contraflexure if any.
b.
1a
Fig. Q6 (b)
Module4
7 a. State the different theories of failure. Explain any two briefly.
b. Derive the torsion equation with usual notations.
soCieti,,
2 of 3
.
,
A\
Nit,0
(10 11 arks)
(10 Marks)
(10 Marks)
0 0 tY1
1
1/4
j 1 20 rn
ern)
rr)
Fig. Q9 (c)
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OR
8 a. A solid shaft is to transmit 300 kNm at 100 rpm. If the shear stress of the material should
not exceed 80 MPa, find the diameter required. What percentage saving in weight would be
obtained if this shaft is replaced by a hollow one whose d
i
= 0.6d? , the length, material and
shear stress remaining same. (10 Marks)
b. Determine the diameter of a bolt which is subjected to an axial pull of 9 kN together with a
transverse shear force of 4.5 kN using,
(i)
Maximum principal stress theory
(ii) Maximum principal strain theory.
Given the elastic limit in tension = 225 N/mm

; Factor of safety = 3
Poisson's ratio = 0.3 (10 Marks)
Module5
9 a. What are the assumptions in bending theory? (04 Marks)
Derive the equation
M
= =
E
of theory of simple bending with usual notations.
1 y R
(08 Marks)
A rolled steel joint of Isection has the dimensions as shown in Fig. Q9 (c). This beam of
1section carries a UDL of 40 kN/m run on a span of 10 m. Calculate the maximum stress
produced due to bending.
b.
e.
(08 Marks)
OR
10 a. State the assumptions made in Euler's theory. (04 Marks)
h. Derive the Euler's equation for buckling load on an elastic column with both ends pinned or
hinged. (08 Marks)
c. A simply supported beam of length 40 m is subjected to a UDL of 30 kN/m over the whole
span and deflects 15 mm at the centre. Determine the crippling loads when this beam is used
as a column with the following conditions:
(i) One end fixed and other end hinged.
(ii) Both ends pin jointed.
Take length of beam, I ?4000 mm and UDL, co= 30 kN/fn, Deflection at centre = 15 mm.
(08 Marks)
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