Solution to Problem 236 Statically Indeterminate

Problem 236
A rigid block of mass M is supported by three symmetrically spaced rods as shown in Fig. P-236. Each copper rod has an area of 900 mm2; E = 120 GPa; and the allowable stress is 70 MPa. The steel rod has an area of 1200 mm2; E = 200 GPa; and the allowable stress is 140 MPa. Determine the largest mass M which can be supported.

Block supported by three rods


Solution to Problem 235 Statically Indeterminate

Problem 235
A timber column, 8 in. × 8 in. in cross section, is reinforced on each side by a steel plate 8 in. wide and t in. thick. Determine the thickness t so that the column will support an axial load of 300 kips without exceeding a maximum timber stress of 1200 psi or a maximum steel stress of 20 ksi. The moduli of elasticity are 1.5 × 106 psi for timber, and 29 × 106 psi for steel.

Solution to Problem 234 Statically Indeterminate

Problem 234
A reinforced concrete column 200 mm in diameter is designed to carry an axial compressive load of 300 kN. Determine the required area of the reinforcing steel if the allowable stresses are 6 MPa and 120 MPa for the concrete and steel, respectively. Use Eco = 14 GPa and Est = 200 GPa.

Solution to Problem 233 Statically Indeterminate

Problem 233
A steel bar 50 mm in diameter and 2 m long is surrounded by a shell of a cast iron 5 mm thick. Compute the load that will compress the combined bar a total of 0.8 mm in the length of 2 m. For steel, E = 200 GPa, and for cast iron, E = 100 GPa.

Solution to Problem 228 Biaxial Deformation

Problem 228
A 6-in.-long bronze tube, with closed ends, is 3 in. in diameter with a wall thickness of 0.10 in. With no internal pressure, the tube just fits between two rigid end walls. Calculate the longitudinal and tangential stresses for an internal pressure of 6000 psi. Assume ν = 1/3 and E = 12 × 106 psi.

Solution 228
$\varepsilon = \dfrac{\sigma_x}{E} - \nu \dfrac{\sigma_y}{E} = 0$

Solution to Problem 227 Biaxial Deformation

Problem 227
A 150-mm-long bronze tube, closed at its ends, is 80 mm in diameter and has a wall thickness of 3 mm. It fits without clearance in an 80-mm hole in a rigid block. The tube is then subjected to an internal pressure of 4.00 MPa. Assuming ν = 1/3 and E = 83 GPa, determine the tangential stress in the tube.

Solution to Problem 226 Biaxial Deformation

Problem 226
A 2-in.-diameter steel tube with a wall thickness of 0.05 inch just fits in a rigid hole. Find the tangential stress if an axial compressive load of 3140 lb is applied. Assume ν = 0.30 and neglect the possibility of buckling.

Solution to Problem 225 Biaxial Deformation

Problem 225
A welded steel cylindrical drum made of a 10-mm plate has an internal diameter of 1.20 m. Compute the change in diameter that would be caused by an internal pressure of 1.5 MPa. Assume that Poisson's ratio is 0.30 and E = 200 GPa.

Solution to Problem 224 Triaxial Deformation

Problem 224
For the block loaded triaxially as described in Prob. 223, find the uniformly distributed load that must be added in the x direction to produce no deformation in the z direction.


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