# Applied Mechanics and Design [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Mechanical Engineering]: Questions 32 - 35 of 82

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### Passage

Two steel truss members ACand BC, each having cross sectional area of , are subjected to a horizontal force F as shown in the figure. All the joints are hinged.

## Question 32 (1 of 2 Based on Passage)

Applied Mechanics and Design
Equilibrium

Appeared in Year: 2012

### Question

MCQ▾

The maximum force that can be applied at such that the axial stress in any of the truss members dose-not exceed a is

### Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

8.17

b.

c.

22.30

d.

11.15

## Question 33 (2 of 2 Based on Passage)

Applied Mechanics and Design
Equilibrium

Appeared in Year: 2012

### Question

MCQ▾

If , the magnitude of the vertical reaction force developed at the point B in is

### Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

0.32

b.

1.46

c.

0.63

d.

1.26

## Question 34

Applied Mechanics and Design
Equilibrium

Appeared in Year: 2016

### Question

A block of mass m rests on an inclined plane and is attached by a string to the wall as shown in the figure. The coefficient of static friction between the plane and the block is . The string can withstand a maximum force of . The maximum value of the mass for which the string will not break and the block will be in static equilibrium is ________ .

Take and .

Acceleration due to gravity

## Question 35

Applied Mechanics and Design
Equilibrium

Appeared in Year: 2021