Problem 2-26 - Why Solution See Mathcad file P0226 1 Choose...

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MACHINE DESIGN - An 15-1-1 PROBLEM 2-26 _____ Statement: A part has been designed and its dimensions cannot be changed. To minimize its deflections under the same loading in all directions irrespective of stress levels, which material would you choose from the following: aluminum, titanium, steel, or stainless steel?
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Unformatted text preview: Why? Solution: See Mathcad file P0226. 1. Choose the material with the highest modulus of elasticity because deflection is inversely proportional to modulus of elasticity. Thus, choose steel unless there is a corrosive atmosphere, in which case, choose stainless steel. 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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