Makeup Quiz 2 -- Solution

# Makeup Quiz 2- - angle bracket and the bolts 2 The average shear stress τ avg in the bolds(Disregard friction between the bracket and the column

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Texas A&M University Makeup Quiz # 2 CVEN 305, Section 503 Thursday, April 27, 2006 Your Name ____________________________________ Problem Statement An angle bracket having thickness t is attached to the flange of a column by two bolts of diameter d (see figure). A uniformly distributed load acts on the top face of the bracket with a pressure p . The top face of the bracket has length L and width b . Determine 1. The average bearing pressure σ b between the
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Unformatted text preview: angle bracket and the bolts 2. The average shear stress τ avg in the bolds (Disregard friction between the bracket and the column.) Solution F= resultant force acting on the bracket = pbL Bearing pressure between bracket and bolts A b = bearing area of one bolt = dt b = F / (2 A b ) Average shear stress in the bolts A s = shear area of one bolt = π d 2 / 4 avg = F / (2 A s ) Please use the back of the page for extra space...
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## This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course CVEN 305 taught by Professor Gardoni during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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