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Unformatted text preview: 22.314/1.56/2.084/13.14 Fall 2006 Problem Set IV Due 10/12/06 1. Consider a cantilever beam with one end ﬁxed into a wall. The dimensions are shown in the
ﬁgure below. A force F = bhσy /2 is applied to the other end. σy is the yield strength. Now a
bending moment is applied as shown in the ﬁgure. Determine the magnitude of the moment
M at which the the beam fails. Assume idealized material law: elastic perfect plastic. M
F L h
b 2. The stress tensor can be written as the sum of a deviatoric stress tensor and a dilation stress
tensor and the strain can be written as the sum of volumetric strain and deviatoric strain as
follows:
⎡
⎤⎡
⎤⎡
⎤
σ1 0 0
S1 0 0
−P 0
0
⎣ 0 σ2 0 ⎦ = ⎣ 0 S2 0 ⎦ + ⎣ 0 −P 0 ⎦
0 0 σ3
0 0 S3
0
0 −P
⎡
⎤ ⎡�
⎤⎡
⎤
�1 0 0
�1 0 0
�v /3 0
0
⎣ 0 �2 0 ⎦ = ⎣ 0 ��2 0 ⎦ + ⎣ 0 �v /3 0 ⎦
0 0 �3
0 0 ��3
0
0 �v /3
Where P = −(σ1 + σ2 + σ3 )/3 is the hydrostatic pressure and �v = �1 + �2 + �3 is the volumetric strain. Please show that the distortion energy UD is equal to: 3 1� �
UD =
Si �i
2 i=1
3. Consider several ceramic fuel materials with properties listed in the table below:
Property
Thermal conductivity average (W/mo C )
Melting point (o C )
Linear coefﬁcient of expansion (/o C )
Fracture strength (MPa)
1 UO2
3.6
2800
10.1E6
110 UC
23
2390
11.1E6
60 UN
21
2800
9.4E6
– (a) Calculate the theoretical maximum linear heat generation rate.
(b) Compare the the minimum linear heat generation rates at which fracture would occur
for UO2 and UC. 2 ...
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