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sampe
Metal disc loading - the needed thickness of the disc? View All
Hi,
how to calculate the limit of load you can place on the top of the circular plate with a quite big circular hole in it (OD 10 cm, ID 5 cm)? the question is how to calculate the thickness needed to bear 1 kg which is spread on the whole area (1 kg heavy object with the same shape as the plate, a hollow cylinder 10 cm x 5 cm x some height). The plate is in the air, supported by 3 bars on the ring of the plate.
i need to say it for aluminium, I guess, another material is only constant change.

thank you for any help/advice! I don't want to "get the solution" but be able to compute it.


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Niel
Look at Roark's Formulas For Stress and Strain (1). All the equations you would ever need on the subject are there.

Niel Leon
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6 years ago

Source: http://www.roarksformulas.com/


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