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MATH35021: SOLUTION SHEET VII1
1.) It is natural to work in spherical polar coordinates. The geometry and the boundary
conditions are independent of and so we pose a solution of the form
u = u(r)er
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MATH30271
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16 January 2007
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MATH35021
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20 January, 2012
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Answer all four questions in SECTION A (40 marks in total)
and
all of the two questions in SECTION B (20 marks each).
The total for the paper is
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MATH35021: Comments on Exam 2013/14
Most students attempted every question on the exam and the majority did reasonably well. There
were few algebraic and calculus problems, but there was confusion a
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MATH35021: Comments on Exam 2012/13
The majority of students attempted every question, but it is clear that this was a dicult exam.
General problems were lack of condence with vector calculus and pa
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MATH35021: Comments on Exam 2011/12
Overall, the vast majority of students attempted every question. The general diculties were problems
with index notation; not understanding how to compute the def
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MATH35021: Comments on Exam 2010/11
Overall, the vast majority of students attempted every question. The general diculties were a lack
of condence in dierentiation and solving standard ODEs, index n
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Answer ALL questions in Section A and ALL questions in Section B.
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and
all of the two questions in SECTION B (25 marks each
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MATH35021: SOLUTION SHEET1 VI
1.) a) The boundary conditions are:
Top: n = e3 ; air pressure is zero, p = 0:
t = 0.
Curved sides: n = (n1 , n2 , 0); the water pressure increases linearly with
depth
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MATH35021: SOLUTION SHEET VIII1
1.) If = Ax2 x3 + Bx5 is to serve as an Airy stress function it must be biharmonic:
1 2
2
4 =
4
4
4
+ 2 2 2 + 4 = 0.
x4
x1 x2 x2
1
Considering each term separately
4
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MATH35021: EXAMPLE SHEET1 IX
y
B
s
A
x
Figure 1: A rigid body in plane strain.
1.) From the lecture notes, if is the Airy stress function then on the boundary curve
tx (s) =
d
ds
y
and ty (s) =
,
d
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MATH35021: SOLUTION SHEET V1
1.) The principal axes of stress are the eigenvectors of the stress tensor, ij , i.e. the
vectors, vi such that
ij vj = vi ,
(1)
where is a constant, in fact it is the p
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MATH35021: SOLUTION SHEET I1
1.) Which one of these equations in index notation are valid? Remember the summation
convention!
a) c = ai bi (OK, this is the dot product c = a b)
b) c = aij bi (Wrong,
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MATH35021: SOLUTION SHEET II1
1 1
, see Example Sheet I. Using the formula for
1 1
the normal strain, en = eij ni nj , we have
1.) a) The strain tensor is eij =
1 1
1 1
3/5 4/5
en1 =
3/5
4/5
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.
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Answer ALL SIX questions.
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1 of 5
P.T.O
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13 January 2014
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Answer ALL FIVE questions.
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P.T.
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MATH35021: SOLUTION SHEET III1
(1)
(2)
1.) i.) The two displacement elds ui and ui corrrespond to the same strain eld eij .
(1)
(2)
If we let u = ui ui then the corresponding strain eld is
i
e =
ij
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MATH35021: Comments on Exam 2009/10
A1 Apart from a few arithmetic errors, nearly everybody got (i) and (ii), but part (iii) proved to be a
problem. The majority got to the correct eigenproblem:
2 (