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In case of an under-reinforced beam, the depth of actual neutral axis is __________ that of the critical neutral axis.

A. Same as

B. Less than

C. Greater than

D. None of these

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B. Less than


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Modulus of rigidity may be defined as the ratio of

A. Linear stress to lateral strain

B. Lateral strain to linear strain

C. Linear stress to linear strain

D. Shear stress to shear strain

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The throttling process is __________ process.

A. Reversible

B. Irreversible

C. Reversible or irreversible

D. None of these

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Which of the following is correct?

A. Absolute pressure = Gauge pressure + Atmospheric pressure

B. Gauge pressure = Absolute pressure + Atmospheric pressure

C. Atmospheric pressure = Absolute pressure + Gauge pressure

D. Absolute pressure = Gauge pressure - Atmospheric pressure

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The compression ratio for petrol engines is

A. 3 to 6

B. 5 to 8

C. 15 to 20

D. 20 to 30

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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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The strain energy stored in a body due to suddenly applied load compared to when it is applied gradually is

A. Same

B. Twice

C. Four times

D. Eight times

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Which of the following has the minimum atomic mass?

A. Oxygen

B. Sulphur

C. Nitrogen

D. Carbon

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The gas in cooling chamber of a closed cycle gas turbine is cooled at

A. Constant volume

B. Constant temperature

C. Constant pressure

D. None of these

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One molecule of oxygen is __________ times heavier than the hydrogen atom.

A. 12

B. 14

C. 16

D. 32

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The heat supplied to the gas at constant volume is (where m = Mass of gas, cv = Specific heat at constant volume, cp = Specific heat at constant pressure, T2 - T1 = Rise in temperature, and R = Gas constant)

A. mR (T2 - T1)

B. mcv (T2 - T1)

C. mcp (T2 - T1)

D. mcp (T2 + T1)

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The weakest section of a diamond riveting is the section which passes through

A. The first row

B. The second row

C. The central row

D. One rivet hole of the end row

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An open cycle gas turbine works on

A. Carnot cycle

B. Otto cycle

C. Joule's cycle

D. Stirling cycle

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The ratio of the largest load in a test to the original cross-sectional area of the test piece is called

A. Elastic limit

B. Yield stress

C. Ultimate stress

D. Breaking stress

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The torque transmitted by a solid shaft of diameter (D) is (where τ = Maximum allowable shear stress)

A. π /4 × τ × D³

B. π /16 × τ × D³

C. π /32 × τ × D³

D. π /64 × τ × D³

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During a tensile test on a specimen of 1 cm cross-section, maximum load observed was 8 tonnes and area of cross-section at neck was 0.5 cm². Ultimate tensile strength of specimen is

A. 4 tonnes/ cm²

B. 8 tonnes/ cm²

C. 16 tonnes/ cm²

D. 22 tonnes/ cm²

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The efficiency of Diesel cycle with decrease in cut-off

A. Increases

B. Decreases

C. First increases and then decreases

D. First decreases and then increases

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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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Tensile strength of a material is obtained by dividing the maximum load during the test by the

A. Area at the time of fracture

B. Original cross-sectional area

C. Average of (A) and (B)

D. Minimum area after fracture

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A beam is loaded as cantilever. If the load at the end is increased, the failure will occur

A. In the middle

B. At the tip below the load

C. At the support

D. Anywhere

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In a uniform bar, supported at one end in position, the maximum stress under self weight of bar shall occur at the

A. Middle of bar

B. Supported end

C. Bottom end

D. None of these

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The general gas equation is (where p = Pressure, v = Volume, m = mass, T = Absolute temperature, and R = Gas constant)

A. pv = mRT

B. pv = RTm

C. pvm = C

D. pv = (RT)m

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Which of the following is a proper sequence?

A. Proportional limit, elastic limit, yielding, failure

B. Elastic limit, proportional limit, yielding, failure

C. Yielding, proportional limit, elastic limit, failure

D. None of the above

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The air standard efficiency of an Otto cycle is given by (where r = Compression ratio, and γ = Ratio of specific heats)

A. 1 - rγ - 1

B. 1 + rγ - 1

C. 1 - (1/ rγ - 1)

D. 1 + (1/ rγ - 1)

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In open cycle gas turbine plants

A. The indirect heat exchanger and cooler is avoided

B. Direct combustion system is used

C. A condenser is used

D. All of the above

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When wood is heated with a limited supply of air to a temperature not less than 280°C, the resulting fuel is

A. Coke

B. Wood charcoal

C. Bituminous coal

D. Briquetted coal

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In a reversible adiabatic process, the ratio of T1/T2 is equal to

A. (p2/p1)γ - 1/ γ

B. (p1/p2)γ - 1/ γ

C. (v2/v1)γ - 1/ γ

D. (v1/v2)γ - 1/ γ

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The efficiency and work ratio of a simple gas turbine cycle are

A. Very low

B. Low

C. High

D. Very high

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The percentage reduction in area of a cast iron specimen during tensile test would be of the order of

A. More than 50 %

B. 25-50 %

C. 10-25 %

D. Negligible

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The extension of a circular bar tapering uniformly from diameter d₁ at one end to diameter d₂ at the other end and subjected to an axial pull of P is given by

A. δl = 4PE/ πl²

B. δl = 4πld²/PE

C. δl = 4Pl/πEd₁d₂

D. δl = 4PlE/ πd₁d₂

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The condition for the reversibility of a cycle is

A. The pressure and temperature of the working substance must not differ, appreciably, from those of the surroundings at any stage in the process

B. All the processes, taking place in the cycle of operation, must be extremely slow

C. The working parts of the engine must be friction free

D. All of the above