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In a plane stress condition, the components of stress at a point are $\sigma_x =20$ $MPa$, $\sigma _y=80$ $MPa$ and $\tau_ {xy}$=$40$ $MPa$ The maximum shear stress (in $MPa$) at the point is $20$ $25$ $50$ $100$
asked Feb 24, 2017 in Mechanics of Materials Arjun 24.6k points
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A thin plate of uniform thickness is subject to pressure as shown in the figure below Under the assumption of plane stress, which one of the following is correct? Normal stress is zero in the z-direction Normal stress is tensile in the z-direction Normal stress is compressive in the z-direction Normal stress varies in the z-direction
asked Feb 19, 2017 in Mechanics of Materials Arjun 24.6k points
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