When is maximum tangential stress maximum?

Q.  The maximum tangential stress σt = (σx sin 2θ)/2 is maximum if, θ is equal to ________
- Published on 23 Sep 15

a. 45o
b. 90o
c. 270o
d. all of the above



  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 25 Nov 15
    - The value of sin 2θ = 1, when value of θ = 45° or 135° or when value of 2θ = 90° or 270°

    - Maximum value of tangential stress is obtained when the value of sin 2θ is 1 in the formula σt = (σx sin 2θ)/2

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