GATE CE

Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics

Strain Energy Method

Previous Years Questions

## Marks 1

For linear elastic systems, the type of displacement function for the strain energy is

## Marks 2

Consider the stepped bar made with a linear elastic material and subjected to an axial load of $$1$$ $$kN$$, as shown in the figure
Segment $$1$$ an...

A vertical rod $$PQ$$ of length $$L$$ is fixed at its top end $$P$$ and has a flange fixed to the bottom end $$Q.A$$ weight $$W$$ is dropped verticall...

A mild steel specimen is under uniaxial tensile stress. Young's modulus and yield stress for mild steel are $$2 \times {10^5}\,\,MPa$$ and $$250$$ $$M...

$${U_1}$$ and $${U_2}$$ are the strain energies stored in a prismatic bar due to axial tensile forces $${P_1}$$ and $${P_2},$$ respectively. The strai...

A stepped steel shaft shown below is subjected to $$10$$ $$N$$-$$m$$ torque. If the modulus of rigidity is $$80$$ $$GPa,$$ the strain energy in the sh...