Solution to Problem 215 Axial Deformation Jhun Vert Mon, 04/20/2020 - 08:06 pm

Problem 215
A uniform concrete slab of total weight W is to be attached, as shown in Fig. P-215, to two rods whose lower ends are on the same level. Determine the ratio of the areas of the rods so that the slab will remain level.
 

Figure P-215