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Cantilever Problem

  1. Dec 5, 2008 #1
    Hello,

    Well, I am working on this home problem I have, but I am struggling.
    The lecture has told us that the problem involves both Axial load and Bending moment.
    But I don't know what equations I need to use to calculate this.
    I am trying to find out the maximum stress on this cantilever problem.
    Below is half of the model, but it is symmetric, so the other half would be the same.
    This plate is restrainted by Pin A, and on the other symmetric plate Pin B (in the same location as Pin A) the pin passes through but the plate is allow to move horizontally.
    A Load 400N is applied at Pin A horizontally.
    The O is an actual hole, theres four holes altogether in the plate.

    The dimensions of the whole plate I have got, just want to understand what equations to use.
    The # are just empty space, pin A and the holes are aligned in the center.
    -------------
    '#########'
    '####.A###'
    '#########'
    '#########'
    '#########' ----------------------------'
    '############################# '
    '####O#######O################ '
    '############################# '
    '------------------------------------------'

    Thanks For Your Help
     
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