# GATE ME 2013 | Question: 40

A bar is subjected to fluctuating tensile load from $20$ $kN$ to $100$ $kN$. The material has yield strength of $240$ $MPa$ and endurance limit in reversed bending is $160$ $MPa$. According to the Soderberg principle, the area of cross-section in $mm^2$ of the bar for a factor of safety of $2$ is

1. $400$
2. $600$
3. $750$
4. $1000$

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