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GATE CE 2015 Set 2

Numerical

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A triangular gate with a base width of 2 m and a height of 1.5 m lies in a vertical plane. The top
vertex of the gate is 1.5 m below the surface of a tank which contains oil of specific gravity 0.8.
Considering the density of water and acceleration due to gravity to be 1000 $$kg/m^3$$ and 9.81 $$m/s^2$$,
respectively, the hydrostatic force (in kN) exerted by the oil on the gate is __________.

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GATE CE 2014 Set 1

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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Three rigid buckets, shown as in the figures (1), (2) and (3), are of identical heights and base areas.
Further, assume that each of these buckets have negligible mass and are full of water. The weights
of water in these buckets are denoted as W

_{1}, W_{2}, and W_{3}respectively. Also, let the force of water on the base of the bucket be denoted as F_{1}, F_{2}, and F_{3}respectively. The option giving an accurate description of the system physics is3

GATE CE 2001

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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A 15 cm length of steel rod with relative density of 7.4 is submerged in a two layer fluid. The bottom layer is mercury and the top layer is water. The height of top surface of the rod above the liquid interface in 'cm' is

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GATE CE Subjects

Engineering Mechanics

Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics

Structural Analysis

Construction Material and Management

Reinforced Cement Concrete

Steel Structures

Geotechnical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

Geomatics Engineering Or Surveying

Environmental Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Engineering Mathematics

General Aptitude