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Homework Help: Material thickness required

  1. Feb 26, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    i am trying to work out the required material thickness for a given box.
    the material i am using is aluminium.
    i only require the formula - cant find a suitable one on web

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    M = I
    σ y

    M = bd M = bd2
    σ 12/2 σ 6
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  3. Feb 26, 2010 #2


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    Welcome to the PF. Required thickness for what?
  4. Feb 27, 2010 #3
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