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Aerospace Failure stress

  1. Mar 9, 2010 #1
    why failure stress depend upon material instead of size and shape?
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  3. Mar 11, 2010 #2
    any folks can reply
  4. Mar 11, 2010 #3


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    allowable stresses are material and environmentally determined.

    size, shape and loading determine the applied stress.
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