Theory Quiz

Total time - 60 mins.

Total number of Questions - 45

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Understanding the Physics of Structural Mechanics ITC

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Select the two characteristics that strain measures should have in common.

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Which analysis would we perform to study the stresses developed in a smartphone that is dropped from a certain height?

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Which of the following cases can be studied with solid mechanics? Choose the best two options.

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Which statement best defines strain?

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Mode Participation factor and effective mass measure _____. Select the best option to complete the sentence.

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Stresses will develop in a structure only when _____. Select the best option to finish this sentence.

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Which of the following equations defines 1D engineering strain?

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Hertzian contact refers to frictionless contact between two bodies. A Hertzian contact between a rigid sphere and a flat elastic surface is considered to be nonlinear due to _____. Select the best TWO options.

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Which of the following analysis types are done on frequency domain? Choose two best options.

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Which of the following simulations must be done with flexible, rather than rigid, bodies? Choose two best options.

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Which statement is true about a stress tensor? Choose two best options.

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In which of these applications is it safe to ignore inertial effects?

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When a material point is in equilibrium, how many unique terms are in its 3 x 3 strain tensor?

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Select the three types of structural nonlinearities:

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Which statements concerning modal analysis results are correct? Select two best options.

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Which of these quantities is a dynamic property of a structure?

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Which of the following statements are correct for boundary conditions and loads in a mechanical simulation? Choose the best option.

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What formula is used for calculating inertial forces?

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Which of the following assumption holds true for a Modal Analysis?

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Why does large deformation introduce nonlinearity in the model?

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In designing a crank shaft, one must consider the time-history of displacements due to _____. Select the best option to complete the sentence.

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If von Mises stress is zero, which statement is true? Choose the best option.

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Which of these properties dissipates energy from a system? Select the best option.

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Consider a situation where there are two geometrically identical brackets, each made with a different grade of plastic that have different elastic moduli (stiffness). Both brackets are constrained and loaded in the same manner. Select two statements which are true, assuming linear response.

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Volumetric expansion occurs when all shear strain components are zero and all normal strain components are equal to each other (i.e., $e_{xy}=e_{xz}=e_{yz}=0$ but $e_{xx}=e_{yy}=e_{zz}$). Select the correct statement.

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Which of the following descriptions are correct for von Mises stress visualized in principal stress space? Choose three best options.

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A dog bone tensile test of polyethylene illustrates which two types of nonlinearites?

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How does one determine whether or not a sufficient number of modes have been extracted to characterize the dynamic response of a system? Select the best option.

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Large strain formulation will always result in _____. Select the best option to complete the statement.

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Which of the following makes a large strain calculation nonlinear?

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When we place a dead weight on top of a viscoelastic material sample, what phenomenon do we expect to see?

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What type of analysis is preferred for studying the stresses developed in an electronic componenet due to a drop from certain height?

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Which of these NEED NOT be a linear dynamic analysis?

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What is the definition of stress component $\sigma_{xy}$? Choose the best option.

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Select the equation that best represents a structural nonlinear problem.

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From the uniaxial tensile test, which of the following is a strain that may represent failure for a component?

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There are two cases of principal stresses: case 1 has $s_1$ = 20 MPa, $s_2$ = 0, $s_3$ = 0 while case 2 has $s_1$ = 40 MPa, $s_2$ = 40 MPa, $s_3$ = 20 MPa. Which of the following statements are correct? Choose two best options.

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Which of the following statements are correct about principal stresses? Choose three best options.  

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Which expression best characterizes the formula for a deformation gradient?

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Among other things, consideration of large deformations accounts for the effect of the change in the shape of a body. Select three items that may change due to large deformation which can also cause the response to become significantly nonlinear.

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A natural frequency of zero Hz indicates that _____. Select the best option to complete the sentence.

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Consider the case where we want to determine the maximum lateral deformation of a suspension bridge when subjected to oscillating wind loads at a given frequency. Which analysis type would be most appropriate for this situation?

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A "free-free" modal analysis references a situation where _____. Select the best option to complete the sentence.

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Which results can be obtained from mechanical simulations of flexible bodies under applied loads? Choose three correct options.

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Which analysis type is used for studying the crashworthiness of an automobile?

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