Question:-
Two rigid plates are clamped by means of bolt and nut with an initial force N. after tightening, a separating force P(P < N) is applied to the lower plate, which in turn acts on nut. The tension in the bolt after this is
Option (A)
(N+P)
Option (B)
(N-P)
Option(C)
P
Option(D)
N
Correct Option:
(A)
Question Solution:
Because initial tightening force is tensile in nature and separating force are tensile in nature (N + P)
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