A stairwell is supported by two circular steel rods at one end. The other end supported above. The two steel rods are subjected to a total load of 12,800lbs. The rods are 24 ft long and E=30*10^6 psi. Select the rod based on the following specs. The rod deformation should not exceed 0.375 inches and the allowable tensile stress is 10,844 psi?
I used your advice on prior post still not ubderstanding where going wrong
could you please explain?