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# Thin Cylinder - Strength of Materials MCQs

Thin Cylinder MCQ : Here you will find MCQ Questions related to "Thin Cylinder" in Strength of Materials. These Thin Cylinder MCQ Questions Will help you to improve your Strength of Materials knowledge and will prepare you for various Examinations like Competitive Exams, Placements, Interviews and other Entrance Exmaniations.

Question 1

When the thickness of the wall of the cylinder is less than 1/10 to 1/15 of the diameter of cylinder then the cylinder is considered as?

A. thick cylinder
B. thin cylinder
C. large cylinder
D. small cylinder

Question 2

What of the following is true about Circumferential Stress in thin cylinder?

A. This stress is directed along the tangent to the circumference of the cylinder.
B. This stress is tensile in nature.
C. This stress tends to increase the diameter.
D. All of the above

Question 3

Which stress tends to increase the length?

A. Longitudinal Stress
B. Volumetric strain
C. Circumferential Stress
D. All of the above

Question 4

Minor principal stress equal to?

A. Hoop stress or circumferential stress
B. Longitudinal stress
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

Question 5

Oil tanks, steam boilers, gas pipes are examples of _____________

A. Thick shells
B. Hoop cylinders
C. Thin cylinders
D. Longitudinal cylinders

Question 6

Hydraulic radius is denoted by _________

A. P
B. Q
C. R
D. S

Question 7

It is assumed that the stresses are uniformly distributed throughout the thickness of the wall.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

Question 8

The stress acts tangential to circumference is called ______ stress.

A. Longitudinal
B. Fluid
C. Yield
D. Hoop

Question 9

____________ is half the circumferential stress.

A. Hoop stress
B. Longitudinal stress
C. Fluid stress
D. Transverse stress