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Re: Kerala University B.Tech previous question papers
As you want to get the Kerala University B.Tech previous question papers so here is the information of the same for you: Some content of the file has been given here: PART A (Answer all questions) 1. Differentiate between indeterminacy and kinematic indeterminacy with examples. 2. Formulate the stiffness matrix for a beam element with two degrees of freedom per node. 3. Show that flexibility matrix is the inverse of stiffness matrix. 4. Using flexibility method, evaluate the deflection at free end of a cantilever beam subjected to concentrated load at its free end. 5. Explain transformation matrix or rotation matrix in direct stiffness method. 6. What is geometric invariance? Explain its significance in finite element method. 7. What are natural co ordinates? Write down the natural co ordinates of a line element. 8. What are the different elements used in finite element analysis of 2D problems? Part A I. (a) What are the requirements for stability of a gravity dam. (b) Explain the limitations of thin cylinder theory for the design of an arch dam (c) Explain the design of floor thickness of a hydraulic structure using Bligh’s theory (d) Why are canal falls constructed in a channel? List the different types of canal falls. Part B II (a) Derive the most economical central angle of an arch dam. (10) OR (b) What are the criteria for safe design of an earth dam (10) III (a) Briefly explain the functions of various components of diversion headworks. (10) OR (b) Describe with the help of sketches various types of Cross drainage works. (10) Part C IV. Design a suitable cross drainage work for the following data at the crossing of a canal and a Drainage For more detailed information I am uploading a PDF file which is free to download: Contact Details: University of Kerala Near Aasan Square, 23, Palayam Airport Rd, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, KL 695037 0471 230 5738 Map Location: 
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