Mechanics of Materials by Timothy A. Philpot, P1.4

Two solid cylindrical rods (1) and (2) are joined together at flange B and loaded, as shown in Figure P1.3/4. The diameter of rod (1) is 1.75 in. and the diameter of rod (2) is 2.50 in. Determine the normal stresses in rods (1) and (2). SOLUTION: Cut a FBD through rod (1). The FBD … Continue reading Mechanics of Materials by Timothy A. Philpot, P1.4

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Mechanics of Materials by Timothy A. Philpot, P1.3

A stainless steel tube with an outside diameter of 60 mm and a wall thickness of 5 mm is used as a compression member. If the axial normal stress in the member must be limited to 200 MPa, determine the maximum load P that the member can support.

Mechanics of Materials by Timothy A. Philpot, P1.2

A 2024-T4 aluminum tube with an outside diameter of 2.50 in. will be used to support a 27-kip load. If the axial normal stress in the member must be limited to 18 ksi, determine the wall thickness required for the tube.

Mechanics of Materials by Timothy A. Philpot, P1.1

A stainless steel tube with an outside diameter of 60 mm and a wall thickness of 5 mm is used as a compression member. If the axial normal stress in the member must be limited to 200 MPa, determine the maximum load P that the member can support.