The material of a tension member is changed from AISI 4340

steel to a unidirectional high-modulus (HM) carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy.

1. Calculate the ratio of the cross-sectional areas, axial

stiffnesses, and weights of these two members for equal load-carrying

capacities

2. Calculate the ratio of the cross-sectional areas,

load-carrying capacities, and weights of these two members for equal axial

stiffness