You notice that the bridge has an edge crack running

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Unformatted text preview: h of 120 MPa ! • Basquin’s law given by σ!" N! .!" = 600 MPa • Fracture toughness of 7.0 MPa m • Paris law constants of A=1.47x10- 11 and m=3.59 (a – 15 points) You are climbing Mt. Everest, and you come across a very narrow bridge that spans over a ravine. It is constructed so that it is under a constant uniaxial tension, as shown below. You notice that the bridge has an edge crack running halfway up from the bottom. The bridge is simply supported and is fabricated from Wolverinium. The bridge thickness is 2 mm (yes – it’s very narro...
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This test prep was uploaded on 02/22/2014 for the course ME 382 taught by Professor Garikipati during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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