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A metal rod having a diameter of 10 mm is subjected to a repeated tensile load. The material of the rod has a tensile strength of 290 MPa. How many load repetitions can be applied to this rod before it fails if the magnitude of the load is (a) 5 kN, and (b) 11 kN?

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3. The attempt at a solution

I'm really not sure how to go about setting this problem up, I was hoping someone out there could show me what I need to do first, second, etc.

I'm not looking for someone to do this for me, just looking for some advice on what I can do, or read to answer this question.

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# Homework Help: Calculating How many load repititions can be applied before failure

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