Questions & Answers of Thermal Stresses

Question No. 145

A circular metallic rod of length 250 mm is placed between two rigid immovable walls as shown in the figure. The rod is in perfect contact with the wall on the left side and there is a gap of 0.2 mm between the rod and the wall on the right side. If the temperature of the rod is increased by $200^o\mathrm C$, the axial stress developed in the rod is __________ MPa.

Young’s modulus of the material of the rod is 200 GPa and the coefficient of thermal expansion is $10^{−5} $ per ${}^\circ\mathrm C$.

 

Question No. 16

A circular rod of length ‘L’ and area of cross-section ‘A’ has a modulus of elasticity ‘E’ and coefficient of thermal expansion ‘α’. One end of the rod is fixed and other end is free. If the temperature of the rod is increased by ΔT, then

Question No. 50

A 200 mm long, stress free rod at room temperature is held between two immovable rigid walls. The temperature of the rod is uniformly raised by 250°C. If the Young’s modulus and coefficient of thermal expansion are 200 GPa and 1×10−5 /°C, respectively, the magnitude of the longitudinal stress (in MPa) developed in the rod is _______

Question No. 116

A steel cube, with all faces free to deform, has Young’s modulus, E, Poisson’s ratio, ν, and coefficient of thermal expansion, α. The pressure (hydrostatic stress) developed within the cube, when it is subjected to a uniform increase in temperature, ΔT, is given by

Question No. 42

A solid steel cube constrained on all six faces is heated so that the temperature rises uniformly by ΔT. If the thermal coefficient of the material is α, Young’s modulus is E and the Poisson’s ratio is ν , the thermal stress developed in the cube due to heating is

Question No. 13

A steel rod of length L and diameter D, fixed at both ends, is uniformly heated to a temperature rise of ΔT. The Young’s modulus is E and the co efficient of linear expansion is α. The thermal stress in the rod is