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    Rectangular Beam : Finding Length Given Cross-Sectional Area, Logitudinal Compressive Force and Unit Strain

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    Rectangular beam has cross sectional area of 2" x 4". The beam is subjected to a longitudinal compressive force of 6000 lbs. The unit strain is 1 x 10-6 ft/ft. What is the original length if the beam is compressed 1 x 10-6 ft?

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    Hello,
    Please find the answer to your question below.

    We know that
    Strain = change in length /original length

    or original length = change in length / ...

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    Length of a Beam is found given Cross-Sectional Area, Logitudinal Compressive Force and Unit Strain.

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