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Homework Help: Axial load/ stress problem

  1. May 16, 2009 #1

    Stress = N (normal force) / Area

    I really need to know what force is acting on the piston rod.

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  3. May 16, 2009 #2


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    Can you sum the forces and moments around a point? What point could you select to make it easy?
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