## Light metals in structural engineering |

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adopted aluminium alloys angle applied approximately AZM alloy Bars and Sections beam Bend Test required Castings cent centre of area column compression members compressive constant contraflexure cross-sectional area curve cylinder deflection denotes diameter distance duralumin elastic limit elastic modulus elongation employed equal equation Euler's formula example factor of safety flange Forging Bars formula Fully heat-treated girder given gravity Hardness Test required Hence Hooke's law hoop stress inches joint known length light metals longitudinal magnesium alloys material mid-span Moments of inertia neutral axis Piston plastic plate pressure produced proof stress properties radius represents resilience resistance result rivets shaft shear stress shearing force Sheets and Strips simply supported Solution heat-treated Specification specimen steel strain strength of materials stress induced subjected TABLE temperature tensile stress thickness tons tons/sq torsional transverse Tubes ultimate tensile strength uniformly distributed load weight zero