I know how to calculate stress and deflection on simple beam cross
sections but I'm not sure how to do this...

Suppose you have a hydraulic cylinder pushing against a round plate that
has an evenly distributed load on the other side, how do you figure the
stress in a plate of a given thickness and diameter. If the calculation
for having the load at the outer edges of the round plate is easier that
would probably get me close enough.

the example I am wanting to work on now is a 12" diameter plate with a 60,000 lbs force from a 2" diameter hydraulic cylinder rod pushing on the center. I want to know how thick the plate needs to be to keep the stress to about 15,000 psi and also how much the plate will deflect.

Suppose you have a hydraulic cylinder pushing against a round plate that

the example I am wanting to work on now is a 12" diameter plate with a 60,000 lbs force from a 2" diameter hydraulic cylinder rod pushing on the center. I want to know how thick the plate needs to be to keep the stress to about 15,000 psi and also how much the plate will deflect.

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