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The offset link has a width of w=200mm and a thickness of 40mm. The allowable normal stress is 80 MPa. Determine the maximum load, P, that can be applied to the cables.

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The offset link has a width of w=200mm and a thickness of 40mm. The allowable normal stress is 80 MPa. Determine the maximum load, P, that can be applied to the cables.

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Step 1

Find the area of the offset link for the link width of 200 mm and thickness of 40 mm.

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Step 2

Find the moment of inertia of the offset link for the link width of 200 mm and thickness of 40 mm.

 

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Step 3

Find the maximum load P applied to the cables using the relation as follows:

The allowable stress is 80 MPa.

Consider a section at the mid along x-x axis.

The distance from the load acting point to the ...

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