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Strength of Materials
Springs
Previous Years Questions

## Marks 1

The spring constant of a helical compression spring DOES NOT depend on
The figure shows arrangements of springs. They have stiff nesses $${{K_1}}$$ and $${{K_2}}$$ as marked. Which of the following arrangements offers a s...

## Marks 2

A helical compression spring made of wire of circular cross-section is subjected to a compressive load. The maximum shear stress induced in the cross-...
The deflection of a spring with 20 active turns under a load of 1000 N is 10 mm. The spring is made into two pieces each of 10 active coils and placed...
A compression spring is made of music wire of $$20$$ mm diameter having a shear strength and shear modulus of $$800$$ MPa and $$80$$ GPa respectively....
A weighing machine consists of a 2 kg pan resting on a spring in this condition, with the pan resting on the spring, the length of the spring is 200 m...
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