1
GATE CE 2015 Set 2
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For the plane stress situation shown in the figure, the maximum shear stress and the plane on which it acts are: A
$$-50$$ $$MPa$$, on a plane $${45^ \circ }$$ clockwise $$w.r.t.x$$-axis
B
$$-50$$ $$MPa$$, on a plane $${45^ \circ }$$ anti-clockwise $$w.r.t.x$$-axis
C
$$50$$ $$MPa$$, at all orientations
D
zero, at all orientations
2
GATE CE 2012
+1
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If a small concrete cube is submerged deep in still water in such a way that the pressure exerted on all faces of the cube is $$p,$$ then the maximum shear stress developed inside the cube is
A
$$0$$
B
$${p \over 2}$$
C
$$p$$
D
$$2p$$
3
GATE CE 2010
+1
-0.3
The major and minor principal stresses at a point are $$3MPa$$ and $$-3MPa$$ respectively. The maximum shear stress at the point is
A
Zero
B
$$3$$ $$MPa$$
C
$$6$$ $$MPa$$
D
$$9MPa$$
4
GATE CE 2009
+1
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Consider the following statements:
$$1.$$ On a principal plane, only normal stress acts
$$2.$$ On a principal plane, both normal and shear stresses act
$$3.$$ On a principal plane, only shear stress acts
$$4.$$ Isotropic state of stress is independent of frame of reference.

Which of the above statements is/are correct ?

A
$$1$$ and $$4$$
B
$$2$$ only
C
$$2$$ and $$4$$
D
$$2$$ and $$3$$
GATE CE Subjects
Construction Material and Management
Geomatics Engineering Or Surveying
Engineering Mechanics
Transportation Engineering
Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics
Reinforced Cement Concrete
Steel Structures
Irrigation
Environmental Engineering
Engineering Mathematics
Structural Analysis
Geotechnical Engineering
Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines
General Aptitude
EXAM MAP
Joint Entrance Examination