# normal stress

## Solution to Problem 222 Poisson's Ratio

## Solution to Problem 212 Axial Deformation

**Problem 212**

The rigid bar ABC shown in Fig. P-212 is hinged at A and supported by a steel rod at B. Determine the largest load P that can be applied at C if the stress in the steel rod is limited to 30 ksi and the vertical movement of end C must not exceed 0.10 in.

## Solution to Problem 131 Bearing Stress

**Problem 131**

Repeat Problem 130 if the rivet diameter is 22 mm and all other data remain unchanged.

## Solution to Problem 130 Bearing Stress

**Problem 130**

Figure P-130 shows a roof truss and the detail of the riveted connection at joint B. Using allowable stresses of τ = 70 MPa and σ_{b}= 140 MPa, how many 19-mm-diameter rivets are required to fasten member BC to the gusset plate? Member BE? What is the largest average tensile or compressive stress in BC and BE?

## Solution to Problem 123 Shear Stress

**Problem 123**

A rectangular piece of wood, 50 mm by 100 mm in cross section, is used as a compression block shown in Fig. P-123. Determine the axial force P that can be safely applied to the block if the compressive stress in wood is limited to 20 MN/m^{2} and the shearing stress parallel to the grain is limited to 5MN/m^{2}. The grain makes an angle of 20° with the horizontal, as shown. (Hint: Use the results in Problem 122.)

## Solution to Problem 114 Normal Stress

**Problem 114**

The homogeneous bar ABCD shown in Fig. P-114 is supported by a cable that runs from A to B around the smooth peg at E, a vertical cable at C, and a smooth inclined surface at D. Determine the mass of the heaviest bar that can be supported if the stress in each cable is limited to 100 MPa. The area of the cable AB is 250 mm^{2} and that of the cable at C is 300 mm^{2}.

## Solution to Problem 113 Normal Stress

**Problem 113**

Find the stresses in members BC, BD, and CF for the truss shown in Fig. P-113. Indicate the tension or compression. The cross sectional area of each member is 1600 mm^{2}.

## Solution to Problem 111 Normal Stress

**Problem 111**

For the truss shown in Fig. P-111, calculate the stresses in members CE, DE, and DF. The cross-sectional area of each member is 1.8 in2. Indicate tension (T) or compression (C).