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GATE CE 2024 Set 1
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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-0.33

The three-dimensional state of stress at a point is given by

$$\sigma = \begin{pmatrix} 10 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & 40 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & 0 \end{pmatrix} \text{ MPa.}$$

The maximum shear stress at the point is

A

20 MPa

B

15 MPa

C

5 MPa

D

25 MPa

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GATE CE 2015 Set 2
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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-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
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GATE CE 2015 Set 1
Numerical
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Two triangular wedges are glued together as shown in the following figure. The stress acting normal to the interface, $${\sigma _n}$$ is _____$$MPa.$$ GATE CE 2015 Set 1 Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics - Complex Stress Question 12 English
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GATE CE 2012
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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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
$$2p$$
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