Formula - Tangential stress

Q.  Which of the following formulae is used to calculate tangential stress, when a member is subjected to stress in mutually perpendicular axis and accompanied by a shear stress?
- Published on 23 Sep 15

a. [(σx – σy)/2 ]sin θ – τ cos 2θ
b. [(σx – σy)/2 ]– τ cos 2θ
c. [(σx – σy)/2 ]sin θ – τ2 cos θ
d. None of the above

ANSWER: [(σx – σy)/2 ]sin θ – τ cos 2θ


  • Prema hubballi   -Posted on 10 Oct 20
    What is meaning of compressional stress?...
  • youssef   -Posted on 31 Mar 20
    doesn't the answer miss 2 besides theta in sin ?

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