# CE8395 Question paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers

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## Sample Questions from CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers:

1. State the condition for the use of Macaulay’s method.
2. What is the maximum deflection in a simply supported beam subjected to uniformly
distributed load over the entire span?
3. What is crippling load? Give the effective length of columns when both ends hinged and
when both ends fixed. CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers
4. Find the critical load of an Euler’s column having 4 m length, 50 mm x 100 mm cross section
and hinged at both the ends E = 200 kn/mm2.
5. Calculate the maximum deflection of a simply supported beam carrying a point load of 100 CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers
KN at mid span. Span = 6 m, E= 20000 kn/m2.
6. A cantilever beam of spring 2 m is carrying a point load of 20 kn at its free end. Calculate the CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers
slope at the free end. Assume EI = 12 x 103 KNm2.
7. Calculate the effective length of a long column, whose actual length is 4 m when : a. Both CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers
ends are fixed b. One end fixed while the other end is free.
8. A cantilever is subjected to a point load W at the free end. What is the slope and deflection at
the free end?
9. What are the methods for finding out the slope and deflection at a section?
10. Why moment area method is more useful, when compared with double integration? CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers
11. Explain the Theorem for conjugate beam method?
12. What are the points to be worth for conjugate beam method?
13. What are the different modes of failures of a column?
14. Write down the Rankine formula for columns.
15. What is effective or equivalent length of column?
16. Define Slenderness Ratio.
17. Define the terms column and strut.
18. What are the advantages of Macaulay method over the double integration method, for finding
the slope and deflections of beams?
19. State the limitations of Euler’s formula
20. A cantilever beam of spring 4 m is carrying a point load of 2x103Nat its free end. Calculate CE8395 Question Paper Strength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers
the slope at the free end. Assume EI = 2X105N/mm2

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