## The Marina trench is located in the Pacific Ocean, and at one place it is nearly eleven km beneath the surface of water. The water pressure at the bottom of the trench is about 1.1 × 108 Pa. A steel ball of initial volume 0.32 m3 is dropped into the ocean and falls to the bottom of the trench. What is the change in the volume of the ball when it reaches to the bottom? | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.21:- The Marina trench is located in the Pacific Ocean, and at one place it is nearly eleven km beneath the surface of water. The water pressure at the bottom of…

## Two strips of metal are riveted together at their ends by four rivets, each of diameter 6.0 mm. What is the maximum tension that can be exerted by the riveted strip if the shearing stress on the rivet is not to exceed 6.9 × 107 Pa? Assume that each rivet is to carry one quarter of the load. | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.20:- Two strips of metal are riveted together at their ends by four rivets, each of diameter 6.0 mm. What is the maximum tension that can be exerted by the riveted…

## A mild steel wire of length 1.0 m and cross-sectional area 0.50 × 10–2 cm2 is stretched, well within its elastic limit, horizontally between two pillars. A mass of 100 g is suspended from the mid-point of the wire. Calculate the depression at the midpoint. | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.19:- A mild steel wire of length 1.0 m and cross-sectional area 0.50 × 10–2 cm2 is stretched, well within its elastic limit, horizontally between two pillars. A mass of 100…

## A rod of length 1.05 m having negligible mass is supported at its ends by two wires of steel (wire A) and aluminium (wire B) of equal lengths as shown in Fig. 9.15. The cross-sectional areas of wires A and B are 1.0 mm2 and 2.0 mm2, respectively. At what point along the rod should a mass m be suspended in order to produce (a) equal stresses and (b) equal strains in both steel and aluminium wires. | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.18:- A rod of length 1.05 m having negligible mass is supported at its ends by two wires of steel (wire A) and aluminium (wire B) of equal lengths as shown…

## Anvils made of single crystals of diamond, with the shape as shown in Fig. 9.14, are used to investigate behaviour of materials under very high pressures. Flat faces at the narrow end of the anvil have a diameter of 0.50 mm, and the wide ends are subjected to a compressional force of 50,000 N. What is the pressure at the tip of the anvil? | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.17:- Anvils made of single crystals of diamond, with the shape as shown in Fig. 9.14, are used to investigate behaviour of materials under very high pressures. Flat faces at the…

## How much should the pressure on a litre of water be changed to compress it by 0.10%? | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.16:- How much should the pressure on a litre of water be changed to compress it by 0.10%?     Answer:- Volume of water, V = 1 L It is given…

## Determine the volume contraction of a solid copper cube, 10 cm on an edge, when subjected to a hydraulic pressure of 7.0 ×106 Pa. | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.15:- Determine the volume contraction of a solid copper cube, 10 cm on an edge, when subjected to a hydraulic pressure of 7.0 ×106 Pa.     Answer:- Length of an…

## Compute the fractional change in volume of a glass slab, when subjected to a hydraulic pressure of 10 atm. | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics | Study online Unit-9 Mechanical properties of Solids

Q.14:- Compute the fractional change in volume of a glass slab, when subjected to a hydraulic pressure of 10 atm.     Answer:- Hydraulic pressure exerted on the glass slab, p…