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