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The shearing stresses in the inner face as compared to outer face of the wire in a heavy close coiled spring is

A. Larger

B. Smaller

C. Equal

D. Larger/smaller depending on diameter of spring coil

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A. Larger


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In V-belt drive, belt touches

A. At bottom

B. At sides only

C. Both at bottom and sides

D. Could touch anywhere

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The stress induced in the belt is,

A. Tensile stress

B. Compressive stress

C. Direct shear stress

D. Torsional shear stress

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When a closely coiled helical spring is subjected to a couple about its axis, the stress induced in the wire material of the spring is

A. Bending stress only

B. A combination of torsional shear stress and bending

C. Direct shear stress only

D. A combination of bending stress and direct shear stress

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In second type of levers,

A. Load is in between the fulcrum and effort

B. Effort is in between the fulcrum and load

C. Fulcrum is in between the load and effort

D. None of these

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The design of shafts made of brittle materials is based on

A. Guest's theory

B. Rankine's theory

C. St Venant's theory

D. Von Mises theory

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A locking device in which the bottom cylindrical portion is recessed to receive the tip of the locking set screw, is called

A. Ring nut

B. Castle nut

C. Sawn nut

D. Jam nut

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When the belt speed increases

A. Power transmitted increases

B. Power transmitted decreases

C. Power transmitted increases to a maximum value and then decreases

D. Power transmitted remains the same

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Surface endurance limit of gear material is dependent upon its

A. Elastic strength

B. Yield strength

C. Brinell hardness number

D. Toughness

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When the bearing is subjected to large fluctuations of load and heavy impacts, the bearing characteristic number should be _________ the bearing modulus.

A. 10 times

B. 5 times

C. 15 times

D. 20 times

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The initial tension (in newtons) in a bolt used for making a fluid tight joint like steam engine cover joints, is calculated by the relation (where d = Nominal diameter of bolt in mm)

A. 1420 d

B. 1680 d

C. 2080 d

D. 2840 d

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If the centre distance of the mating gears having involute teeth is varied within limits, the velocity ratio.

A. Increases

B. Decreases

C. Remains unchanged

D. None of these

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The material used for brake lining should have __________ coefficient of friction.

A. Low

B. High

C. Moderate

D. None of these

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Two helical springs of the same material and of equal circular crosssection, length and number of turns, but having radii 80 mm and 40 mm, kept concentrically (smaller radius spring within the larger radius spring), are compressed between two parallel planes with a load W. The inner spring will carry a load equal to

A. W/2

B. 2W/3

C. W/9

D. 8W/9

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Set screws are

A. Similar to small size tap bolts except that a greater variety of shapes of heads are available

B. Slotted for a screw driver and generally used with a nut

C. Used to prevent relative motion between parts

D. Similar to stud

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In a multiple V-belt drive, if one of the belts break, then

A. Only the broken belt is replaced

B. The entire set of belts is replaced

C. The broken belt and the belt on either side of it, is replaced

D. The broken belt need not to be replaced

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Two shafts of the same length and material are joined in series. If the ratio of their diameters is 2, then the ratio of their angles of twist will be

A. 2

B. 4

C. 8

D. 16

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The gears are termed as medium velocity gears, if their peripheral velocity is

A. 1-3 m/s

B. 3-15 m/s

C. 15-30 m/s

D. 30-50 m/s

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The power transmitted by the belt drive can be increased by

A. Increasing the initial tension in the belt

B. Dressing the belt to increase the coefficient of friction

C. Increasing wrap angle by using idler pulley

D. All of the above methods

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The contact ratio is the ratio of

A. Length of arc of recess to the circular pitch

B. Length of path of contact to the circular pitch

C. Length of arc of contact to the circular pitch

D. Length of arc of approach to the circular pitch

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For high speed engines, the cam follower should move with

A. Uniform velocity

B. Simple harmonic motion

C. Uniform acceleration and retardation

D. Cycloidal motion

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When bevel gears having equal teeth and equal pitch angles connect two shafts whose axes intersect at right angle, then they are known as

A. Angular bevel gears

B. Crown bevel gears

C. Internal bevel gears

D. Mitre gears

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When two helical springs of equal lengths are arranged to form a cluster spring, then

A. Shear stress in each spring will be equal

B. Load taken by each spring will be half the total load

C. Only A is correct

D. Both A and B is correct

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The resistance to fatigue of a material is measured by

A. Elastic limit

B. Ultimate tensile strength

C. Young's modulus

D. Endurance limit

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When the fulcrum is in between the load and effort, the lever is said to be of

A. First type

B. Second type

C. Third type

D. Any one of these

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In order to determine the stresses in a thin cylinder due to an internal pressure, it is assumed that

A. The effect of curvature of the cylinder wall is neglected

B. The tensile stresses are uniformly distributed over the section of the walls

C. The effect of the restraining action of the heads at the end of the pressure vessel is neglected

D. All of the above

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The size of a gear is usually specified by

A. Pressure angle

B. Pitch circle diameter

C. Circular pitch

D. Diametral pitch

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When the shaft rotates in anticlockwise direction at slow speed in a bearing, it will

A. Have contact at the bottom most of the bearing

B. Move towards right of the bearing making no metal to metal contact

C. Move towards right of the bearing making the metal to metal contact

D. Move towards left of the bearing making metal to metal contact

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Factor of safety for fatigue loading is the ratio of

A. Elastic limit to the working stress

B. Elastic limit to the yield point

C. Endurance limit to the working stress

D. Young's modulus to the ultimate tensile strength

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A tapered key which fits in a key-way in the hub and is flat on the shaft, is known as

A. Woodruff key

B. Feather key

C. Flat saddle key

D. Gib head key

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Which one of the following is a positive drive?

A. V-belt drive

B. Rope drive

C. Crossed flat belt drive

D. Chain drive