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the amount of compressBone has a Young's modulus of about 18x10^9 Pa under compression,...

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olivia61 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted March 24, 2010 at 4:29 AM via web

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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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yuki1188 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted March 25, 2010 at 10:16 AM (Answer #1)

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Can someone help to solve the above question?  Thanks.

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