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Calculating stress from elementary tension and bending formulas

I need help with this problem. Suppose we have a cantilever with width $-c \leq y \leq c$ and length $x=l$ fixed at $x=0$. We know that it is loaded by uniform shear along the lower edge with ...
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Maximum shear force of metric steel bolt

I'm struggling to calculate with any confidence the allowable shear force for a metric bolt holding two aluminium pieces together. I only need an approximate figure, since I will allow a very large ...
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Determine shear flow direction in profile/beam section

I have been looking at the location of shear flow centers for profiles for my mechanics of materials course. I am trying to figure out how to determine the direction of the shear flow in a given beam ...
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Distribution of shear stress in beam bending

Beer, Johnston, and DeWolf's Mechanics of Materials includes the following image of the distribution of shear stresses in a bending beam: (Axes and load vector carried forward from Fig 6.1 in the text ...
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Connection for beam very close to concrete wall

The following picture is pretty self-explanatory. I need a connection for a beam that is coming in very close to a concrete wall edge (north/south beam in picture). The embedded plate with nelson ...
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Shear Stress / Flexure Stress Formulas / Tables

Is there something similar to the Section Modulus in the Flexure Formula $$\rho_{max} = \dfrac{M_{max}}{S}$$ where $S = \dfrac{I}{c}$ for shear stress formula? So in $$\tau_{max} = \dfrac{VQ}{IT}$$...
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Shear strength of reinforced concrete filled PVC pipe

BACKGROUND: I'm burying a 3 foot x 4 foot drainage box (2 foot tall) in my driveway to hold/distribute excess gutter flow (1" of rain produces ~21cuft). I've constructed the walls with brick, laid on ...
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Is there a difference between punching shear for columns on slabs vs slabs on columns?

Might there a difference in design approach for punching shear for the two scenarios? Or something to pay particular attention to? Is the slope of the shear plane (normally 1:1) the same for both ...

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