Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 9 - Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture - Problems: 50


$5.1 \times 10^4 N$.

Work Step by Step

Set the compressive strength of bone (Table 9-2) equal to the applied stress on the bone. Compressive strength = $\frac{F_{max}}{A}$ $$F_{max}=(170\times 10^6 N/m^2)(3.0 \times 10^{-4}m^2)= 5.1 \times 10^4 N $$
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