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Homework Help: Beam Design Calculation

  1. Dec 8, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Design a rectangle or square member that is 9" long to meet the yield point. The material is Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Plastic. The yield is 8lbs.

    2. Relevant equations
    Bending Stress=(My)/I
    y=Neutral Axis
    I=Moment of Inertia
    E=Modulus of Elasicity
    3. The attempt at a solution
    Tried to find the moment to find moment of inertia, but reached a dead end from there.
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