A nylon thread is to be subjected to a 10-n tension

By Allen Kazadi

A nylon thread is subjected to a 8.5-N tension force. Knowing that E 5 3.3 GPa and that the length of the thread increases by 1.1%, determine
(a) the diameter of the thread,
(b) the stress in the thread.


a)diameter of the thread = 0.546mm

b) stress in the thread = 36.3MPa

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