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Shear stress calculation

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The butt riveted joint shown below consists of two cover plates and three 8 mm diameter rivets in each main plate.

(a) During testing, a tensile load is applied to the main plates. The load is increased until the joint fails at a load of 57.3 kN. Determine the ultimate shear stress of the rivet material.

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The butt riveted joint shown below consists of two cover plates and three 8 mm diameter rivets in each main plate.

(a) During testing, a tensile load is applied to the main plates. The load is increased until the joint fails at a load of 57.3 kN. Determine the ultimate shear stress of the rivet material.

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This solution calculates the ultimate shear stress of a rivet material.

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