Two strips of metal are riveted together at their ends by four rivets, each of diameter 6.0 mm. What is the maximum tension that can be exerted by the riveted strip if the shearing stress on the rivet is not to exceed 6.9 × 10Pa? Assume that each rivet is to carry one-quarter of the load.

Asked by Abhisek | 1 year ago |  146

##### Solution :-

Diameter of the metal strips= 6mm = 6 x  10-3 m

Radius, r = 3 x 10-3 m;

Shearing stress on the rivet= 6.9 x 107 Pa

Maximum load or force on a rivet

= Maximum stress x cross-sectional area

= 6.9 x 107 x 3.14 x (3 x 10-3)2 N = 1950 N

Maximum tension = 4 x 1950 N = 7800 N

Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago

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