Amit
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Calculating shaft diameter
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According to a couple of textbooks on machine design and assuming that your FBD is correct, the maximum bending moment occurs at the centre of the shaft. For a point load, it is equal to: $WL/4 = M$...

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Designing PVC structure
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The analysis of the structure will greatly vary depending upon the loads, application, section size, etc. Expanding the description of the structure will greatly help in providing specific steps in ...

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Zero Deflection
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Building on to what was previously said, when designing a bracket or mechanical fastener based connection, my major concern would most likely be the failure of the plate or the bolt/screw. For this, ...

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2D- Truss Member Analysis
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Because the specific value are not given, I will give a general overview of the method. When applying the direct stiffness method for trusses, the following steps must be used: Find the local ...

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Second Order Elastic Analysis
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After completing some further research, I have come across a few approximate methods which were described in the book: Stability Design of Steel Frames. These include the two-cycle iterative method ...

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