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This is to be used for topics regarding the strength of materials, the analysis of internal forces in a body and all the governing principles which considers deformation of bodies.

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Why does the stress-strain curve decrease?

This is a stress-strain diagram I have noticed that the curve decreases between points C & D and between E & F. Why does that happen? I expected the curve to always increase since the ...
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Fabricating a Strong Hub Shell for a Bicycle

I'd asked this question over at SE Bicycles but they think this is more an engineering question. The flange on my hub broke and I'm having to get one fabricated. The part is actually a cage that ...
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Thick walled cylinder theory - Stress/strain in ballooned out tube

I want to work out how much I can expand a piece of rubber tubing before it ruptures. The wall is 0.75mm and the ID 5mm. Hence I am working out the stress/strain from thick-walled cylinder theory ...
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Securing aluminum angle to steel tubing without through-bolts

Overview I'm planning a rack for solar panels on the roof of a cargo trailer. I will mount the panels to a pair of 15 series 80/20 aluminum extrusion rails. I will mount the rails to the roof of the ...
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