ECCENTRICALLY LOADED CONNECTIONS (BRACKETS) PROBLEMS: 1. An eccentric load of 66 kN is acting as shown in the figure. a. Using elastic method, compute for the maximum force on the most stressed rivet. b. Using the reduced eccentricity method, compute for the maximum force on the most stressed rivet. c. Using ultimate strength method, compute for the maximum force on the most stressed rivets. 2. A bracket shown in figure is subjected to an eccentric load P acting an eccentricity e = 125 mm. Allowable shearing stress of rivets is 110 MPa. a. Compute the safe value of P using elastic analysis method. b. Compute the safe value of P using reduced eccentricity method. c. Compute the safe value of P using ultimate strength method. 3. A bracket shown in figure carries an eccentric load of 80 kN at an eccentricity of 250 mm. Diameter of the bolt is 20mm. Using ultimate strength method of analysis Compute the reaction of bolt A, B, and C due to shear and torsion. 4. A bracket shown in figure carries an eccentric load of 30 kN at an eccentricity of 200mm. Diameter of bolts is 20mm. Use the reduced eccentricity method of analysis. a. Compute the shearing stress of bolt A. b. Compute the shearing stress of bolt B. c. Compute the shearing stress of bolt C. 5. The bracket shown in the figure is bolted with 5-20 mm dia bolts. It carries an eccentric load of P = 35 kN. Using elastic method of analysis. a. Compute the location of the centroid of the group of bolts measured to the left of A and below that of A. b. Compute the shearing stress of bolt A and B. 6. A bracket supporting a crane runway is connected to a supporting column by 10 fasteners shown using an A325 bolts with a diameter of 28 mm. Compute the shearing stress at bolt A, B, and C.