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A column is said to be a short column, when

A. Its length is very small

B. Its cross-sectional area is small

C. The ratio of its length to the least radius of gyration is less than 80

D. The ratio of its length to the least radius of gyration is more than 80

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C. The ratio of its length to the least radius of gyration is less than 80


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A riveted joint in which every rivet of a row is opposite to other rivet of the outer row, is known as

A. Chain riveted joint

B. Diamond riveted joint

C. Crisscross riveted joint

D. Zigzag riveted joint

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When gas is heated at constant pressure, the heat supplied is utilised in

A. Increasing the internal energy of gas

B. Doing some external work

C. Increasing the internal energy of gas and also for doing some external work

D. None of the above

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The total strain energy stored in a body is termed a

A. Resilience

B. Proof resilience

C. Modulus of resilience

D. Toughness

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Flow stress corresponds to

A. Fluids in motion

B. Breaking point

C. Plastic deformation of solids

D. Rupture stress

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An isothermal process is governed by

A. Boyle's law

B. Charles' law

C. Gay-Lussac law

D. Avogadro's law

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The state of stress at a point in a loaded member is shown in the below figure. The magnitude of maximum shear stress is

A. 10 MPa

B. 30 MPa

C. 50 MPa

D. 100 MPa

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Diesel cycle consists of following four processes

A. Two isothermal and two isentropic

B. Two isentropic and two constant volumes

C. Two isentropic, one constant volume and one constant pressure

D. Two isentropic and two constant pressures

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For which material the Poisson's ratio is more than unity

A. Steel

B. Copper

C. Aluminium

D. None of the above

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Proof resilience per material is known as

A. Resilience

B. Proof resilience

C. Modulus of resilience

D. Toughness

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For a perfect gas, according to Boyle's law (where p = Absolute pressure, v = Volume, and T = Absolute temperature)

A. p v = constant, if T is kept constant

B. v/T = constant, if p is kept constant

C. p/T = constant, if v is kept constant

D. T/p = constant, if v is kept constant

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The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of __________ water through one degree is called kilojoules.

A. 1 g

B. 10 g

C. 100 g

D. 1000 g

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The assumption made in Euler's column theory is that

A. The failure of column occurs due to buckling alone

B. The length of column is very large as compared to its cross-sectional dimensions

C. The column material obeys Hooke's law

D. All of the above

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Which of the following statement is wrong?

A. The closed cycle gas turbine plants are external combustion plants.

B. In the closed cycle gas turbine, the pressure range depends upon the atmospheric pressure.

C. The advantage of efficient internal combustion is eliminated as the closed cycle has an external surface.

D. In open cycle gas turbine, atmosphere acts as a sink and no coolant is required.

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The atomic mass of sulphur is

A. 12

B. 14

C. 16

D. 32

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The heating of a gas at constant pressure is governed by

A. Boyle's law

B. Charles' law

C. Gay-Lussac law

D. Avogadro's law

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The ratio of molar specific heats for mono-atomic gas is

A. 1

B. 1.4

C. 1.67

D. 1.87

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In an extensive property of a thermodynamic system

A. Extensive heat is transferred

B. Extensive work is done

C. Extensive energy is utilised

D. None of these

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Youngs modulus of a wire is defined as the stress which will increase the length of wire compared to its original length by

A. Half

B. Same amount

C. Double

D. One-fourth

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When a body is subjected to a direct tensile stress (σx) in one plane accompanied by a simple shear stress (τxy), the maximum shear stress is

A. x/2) + (1/2) × √(σx² + 4 τ²xy)

B. x/2) - (1/2) × √(σx² + 4 τ²xy)

C. x/2) + (1/2) × √(σx² - 4 τ²xy)

D. (1/2) × √(σx² + 4 τ²xy)

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A thin mild steel wire is loaded by adding loads in equal increments till it breaks. The extensions noted with increasing loads will behave as under

A. Uniform throughout

B. Increase uniformly

C. First increase and then decrease

D. Increase uniformly first and then increase rapidly

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Reversed Joule cycle is known as

A. Carnot cycle

B. Bell-Coleman cycle

C. Rankine cycle

D. Stirling cycle

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The ideal efficiency of a Brayton cycle with regeneration, with increase in pressure ratio will

A. Increase

B. Decrease

C. Remain unchanged

D. Increase/decrease depending on application

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For a beam, as shown in the below figure, the deflection at C is (where E = Young's modulus for the beam material, and I = Moment of inertia of the beam section.

A. Wl3/48 EI

B. Wa²b²/3EIl

C. [Wa/(a√3) x EIl] x (l² - a²)3/2

D. 5Wl3/384 EI

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The efficiency of Diesel cycle approaches to Otto cycle efficiency when

A. Cut-off is increased

B. Cut-off is decreased

C. Cut-off is zero

D. Cut-off is constant

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If both Stirling and Carnot cycles operate within the same temperature limits, then efficiency of Stirling cycle as compared to Carnot cycle

A. More

B. Less

C. Equal

D. Depends on other factors

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A series of operations, which takes place in a certain order and restore the initial conditions at the end, is known as

A. Reversible cycle

B. Irreversible cycle

C. Thermodynamic cycle

D. None of these

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The gas turbine cycle with regenerator improves

A. Thermal efficiency

B. Work ratio

C. Avoids pollution

D. None of these

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The polytropic index (n) is given by

A. log (p1p2)/log (v1v2)

B. log (p2/ p1)/log (v1/ v2)

C. log (v1/ v2)/ log (p1/p2)

D. log [(p1v1)/(p2v2)]

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In closed cycle gas turbine, the air is compressed

A. Isothermally

B. Isentropically

C. Polytropically

D. None of these

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In an ideal gas turbine plant, it is assumed that the compression and expansion processes are

A. Isothermal

B. Isentropic

C. Polytropic

D. None of these