Question 1: A bimetallic rod is composed of brass and copper.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a. If the rod is subjected to a compressive force, will the rod bend toward the brass or the copper? Why?

b. Justify your answer mathematically if the compressive force is 5.00 X 104 N.

Here is my answer but I am having trouble with a formula for part (b).

a) The Rod Is Going To Bend Towards The Copper

b) Assuming Both The Rods Is Of The Same Crossectional Area. Copper Is Weaker In Compression Than Brass

Irrespective Of the Compressive Load with Reference from Data Hand Book

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