the amount of compressBone has a Young's modulus of about 18x10^9 Pa under compression, it can withstand a stree of about 160x10^6 Pa before breaking.  Assume that of femur (thighbone) is 0.50 m...

the amount of compress

Bone has a Young's modulus of about 18x10^9 Pa under compression, it can withstand a stree of about 160x10^6 Pa before breaking.  Assume that of femur (thighbone) is 0.50 m long, and calculate the amount of compression this bone can withstand before breaking.

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