. The diaphragm of a pressure transducer is to be designed to withstand a maximum pressure of 400KN/m² acting uniformly over the entire surface of one side which has an effective diameter of 40mm. Assume the young's modulus of the material E = 200 GN/m² and Poisson's ratio as 0.3 andthat the edges are clamped. Determine a) The minimum thickness required to limit the maximum stress to 250 MN/m². b) The corresponding maximum deflection.

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