## Mechanics of Materials Companion: Case Studies, Design, and RetrofitCase histories--Work with real world engineering problems while learning about engineering history. * Design and Retrofit--Multistep, synthesis approach to problem solving. * Suitable as a companion for any textbook--All chapters are based on general concepts. |

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4.3 STICKY MESS: A CASE STUDY Imagine yourself in a pool of 2.5 million

gallons of sticky

Boston's great

4.3 STICKY MESS: A CASE STUDY Imagine yourself in a pool of 2.5 million

gallons of sticky

**molasses**. You know the phrase "slower than**molasses**." InBoston's great

**molasses**flood of 1919, 21 died and more than 150 were injured.Page 97

How much

enough to hold 2.5 million gallons? Volume = 2.5 x 106 gallons x ft- gallons ft-

Volume (cylinder) = Circle Area x height height = Cylinder volume/Circle area

height ...

How much

**molasses**are we talking about? 2.5M gallons! Is the tank largeenough to hold 2.5 million gallons? Volume = 2.5 x 106 gallons x ft- gallons ft-

Volume (cylinder) = Circle Area x height height = Cylinder volume/Circle area

height ...

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... 76 Bending, 48 ordinary, 51 pure, 51 Bending stress, 47-52 Bending moment

diagram, 6 Boston's great

off pencil points (BOPP), 72 C Cable/rope, 5 Cantilever, 5 Catino, 161 Centroid,

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... 76 Bending, 48 ordinary, 51 pure, 51 Bending stress, 47-52 Bending moment

diagram, 6 Boston's great

**molasses**flood of 1919, 94-95 Box beam, 79 Broken-off pencil points (BOPP), 72 C Cable/rope, 5 Cantilever, 5 Catino, 161 Centroid,

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### Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF STRENGTH OF MATERIALS | 1 |

AXIAL LOAD AND TORSION | 23 |

BENDING STRESS | 47 |

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