Asked Feb 26, 2020

Two hemispherical shells of inner diameter 1m are joined together with 12 equally spaced bolts. If the interior pressure is raised to 300kPa above atmospheric pressure, determine the tensile force in each bolt.

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Step 1

Given data,

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Step 2

Stress developed in each bolt due to pressure is –

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