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Homework Help: Modulus of elasticity

  1. May 12, 2009 #1
    a structural steel rod has a radius of .5 inches and lenght of 32 in. 4000 lb force stretches along its length. modulus of elasticity is 29 x 10^6 psi.

    Need to figure out stress on rod, the elongation of rod due to force, and strain on rod due to force

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. May 12, 2009 #2


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    Forum rules require that you show some attempt at your work before we can be of assistance. What are the relevant equations for stress, elongation, and strain?
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