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A strain gage is located at D on the surface of the rod AB. The average normal stress on the rod is σ when the rod is subjected to forces F as on the sketch. Assume that the cross section at D is annu...

Read MoreCalculate the maximum allowable shear force Vmax for the girder. The welded steel girder is having the cross section shown in the figure. It is fabricated of two 300 mm x30 mm flange plates and a 300...

Read MoreCalculate the stresses acting on an element oriented at an angle θ= 60° from the x axis, where the angle θ is positive when counterclockwise. An element in plane stress is subjected to stress...

Read MoreCalculate the member diagrams for the point load P for the pinned beam at two ends. Solution From the equilibrium of forces we calculate the reactions F1,F2,F3. We make a section...

Read MoreCalculate the equation of the elastic curve .Determine the pinned beam’s maximum deflection. EI constant. Solution From the previous exercise (Calculation example-Calculate member di...

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