Problem 2-25 - Which would be your first choice on a...

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MACHINE DESIGN - An 2-25-1 PROBLEM 2-25 Statement: Call your local plastic stock-shapes distributors (consult the Yellow Pages) and obtain current costs per pound for round rod or tubing of consistent size in plexiglass, acetal, nylon 6/6, and PVC. Calculate a strength/dollar ratio and a stiffness/dollar ratio for each alloy.
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Unformatted text preview: Which would be your first choice on a cost-efficiency basis for an axial-tension-loaded round rod or tube of particular diameters. (a) If maximum strength were needed? (b) If maximum stiffness were needed? Solution: Left to the student as data will vary with time and location. P
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2010 for the course MAE 3242 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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