# The Poisson's ratio is defined as (A) $\left|\frac{\text { axial stress }}{\mid \text { lateral stress }}\right|$ (B) $\left|\frac{\text { lateral strain }}{\text { axial strain }}\right|$ (C) $\left|\frac{\text { lateral stress }}{\text { axial stress }}\right|$ (D) $\left|\frac{\text { axial strain }}{\mid \text { lateral strain }}\right|$

## Question ID - 155753 :- The Poisson's ratio is defined as (A) $\left|\frac{\text { axial stress }}{\mid \text { lateral stress }}\right|$ (B) $\left|\frac{\text { lateral strain }}{\text { axial strain }}\right|$ (C) $\left|\frac{\text { lateral stress }}{\text { axial stress }}\right|$ (D) $\left|\frac{\text { axial strain }}{\mid \text { lateral strain }}\right|$

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$\left|\frac{\text { lateral strain }}{\text { axial strain }}\right|$

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The following statements are related to bending of beams: I The slope of the bending moment diagram is equal to the shear force. II The slope of the shear force diagram is equal to the load intensity.III The slope of the curvature is equal to the flexural rotation. IV The second derivative of the deflection is equal to the curvature. The only FALSE statement is
(A) I
(B) II
(C) III
(D) IV 