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Compute the force required punch a 1.25-inch diameter hole through a 1/2 inch boilerplate. The shear stress is 42000 psi Answered


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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Answer 10 years ago

.  I come up with 2.0347 kN. I'm guessing we rounded differently.

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Answer 10 years ago

Or perhaps because I converted to mm first?

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

Answer 10 years ago

You Brits and your logical, rational metric system. Pshaw! Personally, I measure everything in furlongs and stone.

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caarntedd
caarntedd

Answer 10 years ago

And firkins.

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

Answer 10 years ago

1 firkin = 0.0001693544997216257 cubic furlong. See how simple that is?

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caarntedd
caarntedd

Answer 10 years ago

What happens when you mix a man with too much time on his hands, a conversion table and a calculator?

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

Answer 10 years ago

You get a guy who could potentially hit the broad side of Mars with a probe, even if the original figures were metric. Just sayin'.

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caarntedd
caarntedd

Answer 10 years ago

Ok, the question should have read: A man with a giant brain and too much time on his hands.

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 10 years ago

Yes, all those zeros are tricky little beggars.

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Re-design
Re-design

10 years ago

I'll say it, "Chuck Norris could punch it with his little finger".

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

Answer 10 years ago

In Soviet Russia, the boilerplate punches you!

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kelseymh
kelseymh

10 years ago

If you're too busy being online to read your textbook, try www.efunda.com.

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orksecurity
orksecurity

10 years ago

Not paying attention in class, hm?