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The beam is constructed from two boards fastened together with 3 rows of nails. If the allowable shear stress for the wood is 𝜏 = 1 MPa

The beam is constructed from two boards fastened together with three rows of nails. If the allowable shear stress for the wood is 𝜏 = 1 MPa, determine the maximum shear force V that can be applied to the beam. Also, find the maximum spacing 𝑠 of the nails if each nail can resist 3.25 kN in shear.

2.	The beam is constructed from two boards fastened together with three rows of nails. If the allowable shear stress for the wood is 𝜏 = 1 MPa, determine the maximum shear force V that can be applied to the beam. Also, find the maximum spacing 𝑠 of the nails if each nail can resist 3.25 kN in shear.