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Subject: Rod or tube...which is stronger?

Date: Fri Dec 10 03:57:32 2010
Posted by Ewen
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I am currently working on a design project at the moment and I need your help:

For the same outer diameter, is a solid rod of material stronger than a hollow 
tube of the same material?

Please explain as thoroughly as you can.


Re: Rod or tube...which is stronger?

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