# GATE ME 2013 | Question: 5

Two threaded bolts $A$ and $B$ of same material and length are subjected to identical tensile load. If the elastic strain energy stored in bolt $A$ is $4$ times that of bolt $B$ and the mean diameter of bolt $A$ is $12$ $mm$, the mean diameter of bolt $B$ in $mm$ is

1. $16$
2. $24$
3. $36$
4. $48$

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