Practice Problem 4-4(a) (see Chapt 14) Back | Index | Next

Given: Two plates of width, w = 2 in., and thickness, t = 0.375 in., are subjected to a tensile force of P = 800 lb. The plates are connected using two bolts of diameter d = 0.5 in.

Req'd: Determine the bearing stress sB in the bolts.

sB =  ksi  (1%)