1
GATE CE 2015 Set 2
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+1
-0.3
For the plane stress situation shown in the figure, the maximum shear stress and the plane on which it acts are: GATE CE 2015 Set 2 Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics - Complex Stress Question 11 English
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
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+1
-0.3
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
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+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
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+1
-0.3
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 $$3$$
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