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marlene
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can someone help me understand this math. this is for me C programming class but there's no way i can code this if i dont understand the math.
Compute the diameter in centimeters of a steel rod, an aluminum rod, and a copper rod, which can withstand a particular compression load. The allowable compression stress of steel, aluminum , and copper is 25000 lbs/m^2, 15000 lbs/m^s, and 20000 lbs/m^2 respectively.
area of rod = compression load / allowable compression stress
area=(pi)r^2 where diameter=2r
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marlene Group Title
can someone help me understand this math. this is for me C programming class but there's no way i can code this if i dont understand the math. Compute the diameter in centimeters of a steel rod, an aluminum rod, and a copper rod, which can withstand a particular compression load. The allowable compression stress of steel, aluminum , and copper is 25000 lbs/m^2, 15000 lbs/m^s, and 20000 lbs/m^2 respectively. area of rod = compression load / allowable compression stress area=(pi)r^2 where diameter=2r
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You just need to understand conceptually what is happening?
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marlene Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well i dont know what compression load is
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marlene Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont know what numbers im suppose to put on "compression load" to get the area of the rod
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Like what to input for the compression load?
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The resultant diameter is a result of the compression load
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So, for instance, you want a copper/iron/etc. rod to have a compression load of X what diameter must it have so that that is possible
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So that the compression load is a user input and the diameter is what the program outputs
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marlene Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oooh okay i understand that part but what type of number does the user input lolol just (1,2,3,4,5....55)?
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh. an integer
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or try something like float load; int userchoice;
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Hunus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sorry if these aren't the answers you need lol
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marlene Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no worries you helped xD i just really did not know what compression load is. and if i were to run it, i wouldnt know if the numbers that comes out were right xD
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