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    Stress Due to Axial Force and Bending Moment

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    A circular cross section solid steel shaft 3" in diameter and 4 feet long is fixed at one end and free at the other. As shown in the figure below, the shaft is subjected to an axial tensile load of 50,000 lbs. If the force P = 390 lbs, what is the combined stress at point A and point B. Indicate whether they are compressive or tensile.

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    Solution explains how to judge whether points are compressive or tensile in their stress.

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