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Unformatted text preview: Materials Selection and Failure Analysis Materials Selection and Failure Analysis 1 - skeg [fin] 2 - daggerboard 3 - board 4 - sail battens 5 - mast 6 - uphaul 7 - sail 8 -mast foot [universal joint] 9 - boom [wishbone] Materials Selection and Failure Analysis Materials Selection and Failure Analysis Performance Criteria for Windsurfer Masts Performance Criteria for Windsurfer Masts International Mast Check System [IMCS] IMCS Number = L/ , where L = length of mast and is the deflection produced by suspending a 30 kg weight from the mid-point of the mast which is supported at its ends L is typically 4.6 m IMCS values vary between 20 [soft] and 32 [hard] masts typically weigh between 1.8 and 3 kg Materials Selection and Failure Analysis Materials Selection and Failure Analysis Three Point Bending Test Three Point Bending Test for a circular cross section: for a circular cross section: A = r 2 M = FL/4 c = r I o = r 4 /4 = 2 r 4 /4 = A 2 /4 max = flexural strength or MOR = [FL/4][r]/[ r 4 /4] = 3 F [30 kg] L = 4.6 m I Mc = Materials Selection and Failure Analysis...
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course EML 3010 taught by Professor Mecholsky during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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