Stress and Strain: Important Relationships


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Stress and Strain: Important Relationships
10302001011120Stress and Strain: Important RelationshipsUnderstanding the physical properties of stress and strain is a prerequisite to utilizing the many methods and results of structural analysis in design. This chapter provides the definitions and important relationships of stress and strain.
Stress Stress is simply a distributed force on an external or internal surface of a body. To obtain a physical feeling of this idea, consider being submerged in water at a particular depth. The “force” of the water one feels at this depth is a…
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Warren C. Young; Richard G. Budynas; Ali M. Sadegh: Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, Eighth Edition. Stress and Strain: Important Relationships, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export