# Sathyabama University Question Papers BE

# Mechanics of Solids IV Sem

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1. State Conjugate beam Theorem.

2. A simply supported beam of span ‘1’ is carrying point load W at

the mid span. What is the deflection at the centre of the beam?

3. Define Slenderness ratio.

4. What is “Equivalent length of a column”?

5. What are the types of Stresses developed, when thin cylinders are

subjected to internal fluid pressures?

6. Write the importance of Lame’s Theory.

7. Define Principal Stress.

8. Name the failure theory which is suitable for Ductile material.

9. Write two reasons for unsymmetrical bending.

10. Write the principle involved in locating the shear centre for a

Cross Section of a beam.

PART – B (5 x 12 = 60)

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