Asked Oct 3, 2019
A disk between vertebrae in the spine is subjected to a shearing force of 600 N.  Find its shear deformation, taking it to have a shear modulus of 1x109 N/m2.  The disk is equivalent to a solid cylinder 0.700 cm high and 4.00 cm in diameter.
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3  μ m
3 mm
3 cm
3 km

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S 1x10 N/m2 Lo 0.700 cm d 4.00cm F 600 N

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The shear modulus is


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stress S = strain F/A AL/L

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Use equation (I) to solve fo...


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AL F AS FL [2] 2 d S 2


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