Unformatted text preview: at the edge of the cross section (see figure). The diameter of the circular post and the depths of the rectangular and cruciform posts are the same. (a) For what width b of the rectangular post will the maximum tensile stresses be the same in the circular and rectangular posts? (b) Repeat (a) for the post with cruciform cross section. (c) Under the conditions described in parts (a) and (b), which post has the largest compressive stress? 4 ´ = d d 4 — 4 ´ = b b 4 — Load P here P P P b d d d x 05Ch05.qxd 9/25/08 2:29 PM Page 485...
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