A picture is taken of a man performing a pole vault, and the minimum radius of curvature of the pole is estimated by measurement to be 4.5 m. If the pole is 40 mm in diameter and it is made of a glass-reinforced plastic for which GPa, determine the maximum bending stress in the pole.

STA3032 Week 3 2.5.10 COMMON CONTINUOUS DISTRIBUTIONS 1 A uniform random variable places equal weight to all values within its support and is continuous. a A uniform random variable has p.d.f. 1 f x = b−a for a≤x≤b 2 Normal a The normal distribution has parameter µ and a scale parameter σ2 b Normal distribution has p.d.f. −1(x−μ) 1 2σ f(x)= e for -∞