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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 2:51pm.

Consider a human femur of length L = 469 mm. Model the bone as a hollow cylinder, with inner radius Ra = 4.17 mm and outer radius Rb = 12.51 mm. If a 74 kg person's weight is supported by one leg, calculate the stress on the femur; express as percentage of the UCS. Ignore the weight of the leg.

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