# Answer to Question #72113 in Mechanical Engineering for Bobtrollsten

Question #72113

A 2.5m long steel towing bar of solid circular section diameter 50mm is expected to carry a maximum load of 300kN. The factore of safety is 4; and for the steel the UTS is 540Mnm*-2 (to the power of -2) and the modulas of elasticity is 200 GNm*-2.

Calculate the actual towing capacity of the bar and state whether the proposed limit is acceptable.

Calculate the actual towing capacity of the bar and state whether the proposed limit is acceptable.

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