Question 1. The valve rod in a steam engine is connected to an eccentric rod by

Cotter joint

Bolted joint

Knuckle joint

Universal coupling

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Answer: Option C

Question 2. A double strap butt joint (with equal straps) is

Always in single shear

Always in double shear

Either in single shear or double shear

Any one of these

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Answer: Option B

Question 3. In designing thick cylinders, the equation used is

Lame's equation

Birnie's equation

Clavarinos' equation

All of these

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Answer: Option D

Question 4. A thin spherical shell of internal diameter d is subjected to an internal pressure p. If V is the storage capacity of shell, then its diameter will be

(6V/ π)1/2

(6V/ π)1/3

(6V/ π)2

(6V/ π)3

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Answer: Option B

Question 5. Which one of the following loading is considered for the design of axles?

Bending moment only

Twisting moment only

Combined bending moment and twisting moments

Combined action of bending moment, twisting moment and axial thrust

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Answer: Option A

Question 6. The coefficient of friction between the belt and pulley depends upon the

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