This sets of mcq's most includes questions on finite element analysis, Isoparametric Elements with answers in part 5....
SET 1 of Finite element analysis (FEA) MCQ
Q.no 1. In 1D steady state problems, at x = x0, T = T0 is a
A : Natural boundary condition
B : forced boundary condition
C : none of this
D : both
Answer:B : forced boundary condition
Q.no 2. The total potential energy of an elastic body is defined as _______.
A : Strain energy  Work potential
B : Strain energy + Work potential
C : Strain energy + Kinetic energy  Work potential
D : Strain energy + Kinetic energy + Work potential
Answer:A : Strain energy  Work potential
Q.no 3. if the function used to define the geometry of an element and the functions used to define the field variables of an element is same then such element are called as
A : subparametric element
B : superparametric element
C : isoparametric element
D : parametric element
Answer:C : isoparametric element
Q.no 4. The equation for Principle of Minimum Potential Energy is expressed as
A : [K]{F}={U}
B : {F}{U}=[K]
C : [K]{U}={F}
D : [K]{U}{F}=1
Answer:C : [K]{U}={F}
Q.no 5. heat transfer problem depends on
A : Thermal conductivity
B : heat coefficient
C : ambient temperature
D : all
Answer:D : all
Q.no 6. Variational principle is the basis for
A : Displacement method
B : Weighted residual method
C : Finite difference method
D : Finite volume method
Answer:A : Displacement method
Q.no 7. The condition of FEA which is charecterized by very small dimentions in one of the normal directions is called as
A : plane stress
B : plane strain
C : axisymmetric
D : none of these
Answer:A : plane stress
Q.no 9. FEA applied for long earth dam whose height and width are measurable in meters and
length in kilometers and for long cylinders like tunnel
A : plane stress
B : plane strain
C : axisymmetric
D : none of these
Answer:B : plane strain
Q.no 10. What does an interpolation function represent?
A : Change in variable over an element
B : Change in variable over the whole domain.
C : Shape of the element.
D : Shape of the whole domain.
Answer:A : Change in variable over an element
SET 2 of Finite element analysis (FEA) MCQ
Q.no 11. identify the correct property of shape function
A : summation of all shape function inside the body is +1
B : summation of all shape function inside the body is 1
C : summation of all shape function inside the body is zero
D : summation of all shape function inside the body is infinity
Answer:A : summation of all shape function inside the body is +1
Q.no 12. How many number of frequencies calculated for a 3noded simply supported beam ?
A : Three
B : Four
C : Five
D : Seven
Answer:B : Four
Q.no 13. LST element contains …........nodes
A : 1
B : 2
C : 3
D : 6
Answer:D : 6
Q.no 14. The rate of heat flow on conduction is given by Fourier's law as
A : Q = KA(dT) / dx
B : Q = KA(dT) / dx
C : Q = (KAdT) / dx
D : Q = (KA+ dT) / dx
Answer:B : Q = KA(dT) / dx
Q.no 15. When can we use axisymmetric governing equations?
A : Crosssection, and loading conditions are axisymmetric.
B : Boundary Conditions are axisymmetric
C : Material properties are axisymmetric.
D : All the options are correct
Answer:D : All the options are correct
Q.no 16. In finite element analysis, the procedure to do steady state thermal analysis is
A : 1. Preprocessing 2. Postprocessing 3. Solution
B : 1. Preprocessing 2. Solution 3. Postprocessing
C : 1. Postprocessing 2. Solution 3. Preprocessing
D : none of above
Answer:B : 1. Preprocessing 2. Solution 3. Postprocessing
Q.no 17. The load calculated for each element based on thermal expansion of that element is,
A : q E α ΔT
B : A q α ΔT
C : A E α ΔT
D : A E q ΔT
Answer:B : A q α ΔT
Q.no 18. When the inertia effect due to the mass of the component and externally applied load is considered,then the analysis is called as
A : static analysis
B : dynamic analysis
C : thermal analysis
D : buckling analysis
Answer:B : dynamic analysis
Q.no 19. A natural mode of vibration represents …...............at each node
A : Absolute displacement
B : Relative displacement
C : Proportional displacements
D : Absolute strain
Answer:B : Relative displacement
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