An ancient building has a fine of 5m radius and uniform but small thickness.The surface tension of its masonry structure is about 500Nm^-1.Treated as hemisphere,find the maximum load that dome can support.

Asked by Vidushi412 | 20th Dec, 2018, 12:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Since dome has a hollow hemisphere so it's edges is going to be touched on the liquid.
So net Length of dome periphery = 2×pi×r= 2×3.14×5 = 31.4 m
Net force = S×l = 500×31.4 = 15700 N

Answered by Ankit K | 20th Dec, 2018, 10:34: PM