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Unformatted text preview: (-5 pt for wrong info) p2/2 3) An ABS plastic rivet is used to secure two 6061-T6 aluminum plates. The rivet diameter is Ø1/4 inch, while the aluminum plates are 1x6 inch with 1/8 inch thick. The aluminum plates are pulled apart as shown until breaking of the rivet. Properties of plastics can be found in Chapter 8. a) Calculate the force that breaks the thermoplastic ABS rivet. b) Calculate the difference (%) of breaking force if the rivet material is changed to thermoset Phenol Formaldehyde (epoxy). rivet Al Force Force Al Note: The rivet diameter is fractured in this case. The force is a shearing force since the fracture surface is parallel to it....
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- Shear Stress