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Given: A titanium bar with dimensions L = 50 mm and D = 10 mm is subjected to axial force P = 20 kN. Titanium has a Young's Modulus of 115 GPa and a Poisson's Ratio of 0.3.

Req'd: Determine the normal stress s.

s =  MPa  (1%)  

cylindrical bar in tension