Physics matter and its properties
posted by farid .
A circular metal column is to support a load of 500 Tonne and it must not compress more than 0.1 mm. The modulus of elasticity is 210 GPa. the column is 2 m long.
Calculate the cross sectional area and the diameter. (0.467 m^2 and 0.771 m)
Note 1 Tonne is 1000 kg.