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GATE ME 2017 Set 2

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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The principal stresses at a point in a critical section of a machine component are $${\sigma _1} = 60\,\,MPa,\,\,{\sigma _2} = 5\,\,MPa$$ and $${\sigma _3} = - 40\,\,MPa.$$ For the material of the component, the tensile yield strength is $${\sigma _y} = 200\,\,MPa.$$ According to the maximum shear stress theory, the factor of safety is

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GATE ME 2016 Set 1

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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The principal stresses at a point inside a solid object are $${\sigma _1} = 100\,\,MPa,\,\,{\sigma _2} = 100\,\,MPa$$ and $${\sigma _3} = 0\,\,MPa.$$ The yield strength of the material is $$200$$ $$MPa.$$ The factor of safety calculated using Tresca (maximum shear stress) theory is $${n_T}$$ and the factor of safety calculated using Von Mises (maximum distortional energy) theory is $${n_V}$$. Which one of the following relations is TRUE?

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GATE ME 2015 Set 1

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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A machine element is subjected to the following bi-axial state of stress: $$\,\,{\sigma _x} = 80MPa;\,\,{\sigma _y} = 20MPa;\,\,{\tau _{xy}} = 40MPa.$$ If the shear strength of the material is $$100 MPa,$$ the factor of safety as per Tresca’s
maximum shear stress theory is

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GATE ME 2014 Set 4

Numerical

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A shaft is subjected to pure torsional moment. The maximum shear stress developed in the shaft is $$100$$ $$MPa.$$ The yield and ultimate strengths of the shaft material in tension are $$300$$ $$MPa$$ and $$450$$ $$MPa,$$ respectively. The factor of safety using maximum distortion energy (Von - Mises) theory is __________.

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GATE ME Subjects

Engineering Mechanics

Strength of Materials

Theory of Machines

Engineering Mathematics

Machine Design

Fluid Mechanics

Turbo Machinery

Heat Transfer

Thermodynamics

Production Engineering

Industrial Engineering

General Aptitude