Carry Handle Stresses

Ben Holleran

Vermont Technical College

Design Communications 1

Midterm Project

Fall 2010


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Original design with 60 pounds of force.

Displacement is exaggerated

Max stress is on the fillet under the handle ~ 369PSI




Displacement shown with color. Max displacement is ~ .003”






By increasing the radius of the fillet to .4” , the max stress was decreased to ~250PSI



Max displacement is Reduced to.0017”