Question:-
When a nut is tightened by placing a washer below it the bolt will be subjected to:
Option (A)
Tensile stress
Option (B)
Compression stress
Option(C)
Shear stress
Option(D)
None of these
Correct Option:
(A)
Question Solution:
Tensile stress, bolts are always subjected to tensile stress when nut is tightened. The washer will be in compression.
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