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1. A cylindrical shell 1.5 m diameter and 4 m long is closed at ends by rigid flanges. It is subjected to an internal pressure of 3 MPa. If the maximum stress is not to exceed 150 MPa, determine the thickness of the shell. Assume E 200 GPa and Poissons ratio 0.25. Find the changes in diameter, length and volume of the shell. 20 Marks
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