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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Biological Engineering Division Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2.797/20.310/3.0536.024, Fall 2006 Problem Set # 5 Issued: 10/26/06 D u e : 1 1 / 2 / 0 6 Problem 1 A cylindrical specimen of a particular biological sample with cross-sectional area A elastic modulus E and Poisson ration ± is being tested under a time-varying axial load, F(t). x 1 x 2 x 3 F(t) L(t) a) Give values of all non-zero components of the stress tensor. b) If the time varying axial load is shown in the graph below, plot the deflection [ ] vs. time on the assumption that the material is linear and elastic. F t c) Obtain algebraic expressions for the lateral strain ( ² 22 or
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 2.797j taught by Professor Matthewlang during the Fall '06 term at MIT.

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