# ADVANCED MECHANICS OF SOLIDS S4 KTU IMPORTANT QUESTION PAPERS

__MODULE-1__

**ANALYSIS OF STRESS**(Give more focus on problems)

Derivation: skip derivations

Problems:

1. Applications of Cauchy’s equation

2. Problems on principal stress and plane

3. Stress transformation

4. Problems on equilibrium equations

Short questions:

1. State of stress at a point (stress tensor)

2. Hydrostatic and deviatoric shear stress

3. Octahedral stress

4. Equality of cross shear

**ANALYSIS OF STRAIN**(Give more focus on derivations)

Derivations:

1. Stress-strain relationship

2. Strain compatibility equation

Short questions:

1. Analogy b/w stress and strain tensor

*MODULE-II*
(Give more focus on derivations)

Derivations:

1. Stress compatibility equation in case of plane stress

2. Bending of a cantilever beam with end load

3. Relation between elastic constants: E & K, E & G.

Problems:

1. Problems on bending of cantilever beam

Short questions:

1. Generalized Hooke’s law.

2. Saint Venant’s principle for end effects, Illustrate with an example

3. Boundary condition

4. Uniqueness theorem

__MODULE-III__
(Give more focus on problems)

Derivation: skip derivations

Problems:

1. Lame’s problem of thick cylinder (to find thickness and stress distribution)

2. Rotating disc problem (solid and hollow disc)

Short questions:

1. Difference between polar coordinates and axisymmetric problems.

2. Stress concentration and stress concentration factor

3. Distribution of stress in a large plate with a small central hole

**MODULE-IV****PART-I**(Give more focus on problems)

Derivation: skip derivations

Problems:

1. Unsymmetric bending problem. (L section and rectangular section with inclined load)

2. Shear centre problem of open channel sections

**PART-II**(Problems and derivations are equally important)

Derivation :

1. Derive general equation in terms of load, geometry and material properties of:

a. Axial Force b. Shear Force c. Bending Moment d. Torque

Problems:

1. Strain energy of a cantilever beam ( with point load and UDL or both)

2. Strain energy of Simply supported beam ( with point load and UDL or both)

3. Deflection of a bracket with end load.

**MODULE-V****PART-I**(No derivations)

Short questions:

1. Castigiliano’s first and second theorem

2. Maxwell reciprocal theorem

3. Minimum potential Energy theorem

Problems:

1. Application Castigiliano’s theorem

2. Application minimum potential energy theorem

**PART-II**(Derivation only)

1. Saint Venant’s theory for

a. Circular section b. Elliptical Section

__MODULE-VI__**PART-I**(More focus on derivations)

Derivations:

1. Prandtl’s method for

a. Circular section b. Elliptical Section

Short questions:

1. Membrane Analogy

**PART-II**(More focus on problems)

Problems:

1. Torsion of thin walled tube with single and multiple closed sections

Derivation:

1. Thin rectangular section

## Post a Comment