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Posted by dan on Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 11:58pm.

The femur is a bone in the leg whose minimum cross-sectional area is about 3.60 10-4 m2. A compressional force in excess of 6.90 104 N will fracture this bone.

(a) Find the maximum stress that this bone can withstand.

(b) What is the strain that exists under a maximum-stress condition

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