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Question:

An iron bolt is used to connect two iron plates together. The bolt must withstand shear forces up to about 3200 N. Calculate the minimum diameter for the bolt, based on a saftey factor of 6.0.

Here is what I know so far.

Shear Strength is 170 x10^6

F/A

I don't even know where to start? Do I need a mass?

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