Compute the maximum longitudinal force that may be supported by a bone before breaking, given that the compressive stress at which bone breaks is 2.00e8 N/m^2. Treat the bone as a solid cylinder of radius 1.55 cm(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

. The attempt at a solution

I tried using the equation Max Torque = pi/4 * (r^3) * max stress. Plugged in 0.0155 m for "r" and 2.00e8 N/m^2 for max stress, got 585 N*m for torque, then divided again by 0.0155 m to get the Force (377000 N). This answer wasn't accepted into webassign. What am i missing in the problem solving?

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# Homework Help: Stress and strain, maximum applied force before permanent deformation/breakage

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