The aircraft link is made from an A992 steel rod. Determine the smallest diameter of the rod, to the nearest 1 16 in., that will support the load of 4 kip without buckling. The ends are pin connected.

Problem 13-3The aircraft link is made from an A992 steel rod. Determine the smallest diameter of the rod, tothe nearest 1 16 in., that will support the load of 4 kip without buckling. The ends are pinconnected. Step-by-step solution Step 1 of 3 ^Given data:Critical supporting load, P = ipLength of the rod L ,18in 3Taking modulus of elasticity for A-36 from tables, E = 29 x 10 ksi