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Quiz 10 -- Solution

# Quiz 10 -- Solution - The beams are designed for a shear...

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Texas A&M University Quiz # 10 CVEN 305, Section 505 Thursday, March 30, 2006 Your Name ____________________________________ Problem Statement Two wood box beams (beams A and B ) have the same outside dimensions (200 mm X 360 mm) and the same thickness ( t = 20 mm) throughout, as shown in the figure. Both beams are formed by nailing, with each nail having an allowable shear load of 250 N.
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Unformatted text preview: The beams are designed for a shear force V = 3.2 kN. a. What is the maximum longitudinal spacing s A for the nails in beam A ? ( 4 Points ) b. What is the maximum longitudinal spacing s B for the nails in beam B ? ( 4 Points ) c. Which beam is more efficient in resisting the shear force? ( 2 Points ) Solution Please use the back of the page for extra space...
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