November 24, 2015

Homework Help: physics

Posted by monic on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 2:41pm.

The total cross-sectional area of the load-bearing calcified portion of the two forearm bones (radius and ulna) is approximately 2.0 cm2. During a car crash, the forearm is slammed against the dashboard. The arm comes to rest from an initial speed of 80 km/h in 5.0 ms. If the arm has an effective mass of 3.0 kg, what is the compressional stress that the arm withstands during the crash?

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