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## What is a stress state?

General Stress State The general state of stress at a point is characterized by three independent normal stress components and three independent shear stress components, and is represented by the stress tensor. The combination of the state of stress for every point in the domain is called the stress field.

### What are the types of stress in mechanics?

There are two types of stress that a structure can experience: 1. Normal Stress and 2. Shear Stress. When a force acts perpendicular (or “normal”) to the surface of an object, it exerts a normal stress.

#### Which of these are types of normal stresses?

Normal stress is of two types tensile and compressive stress.

**Which of the following types of loading a stress state that causes a squeezing of the material?**

Compressive stress

Compressive stress (or compression) is the stress state caused by an applied load that acts to reduce the length of the material (compression member) along the axis of the applied load, it is, in other words, a stress state that causes a squeezing of the material.

**How do you show state of stress?**

A general stress state of a point in a solid consist of three normal stresses σx, σy, σz and six shearing stresses τxy, τyx, τxz, τzx, τyz, and τzy as shown in figure 1. Each of the stresses (or stress components) represents a force per unit area acting on the small cube of material.

## What is stress in MOS?

In continuum mechanics, stress is a physical quantity that expresses the internal forces that neighbouring particles of a continuous material exert on each other, while strain is the measure of the deformation of the material.

### What are the 5 mechanical stresses?

There are five fundamental types of loading: compression, tension, shear, torsion, and bending. Stress is the force applied to a material, divided by the material’s cross-sectional area.

#### What is G in torsion?

G is the shear modulus, also called the modulus of rigidity, and is usually given in gigapascals (GPa), lbf/in2 (psi), or lbf/ft2 or in ISO units N/mm2. The product JTG is called the torsional rigidity wT.

**What is a bearing stress?**

Bearing stress is the contact pressure between the separate bodies. It differs from compressive stress, as it is an internal stress caused by compressive forces.

**Can you have stress without strain?**

Stress can happen with out strain, but strain cannot happen without stress.

## What happens when stress exceeds the strength of material?

If the stress is greater than the yield stress, the material will deform plastically, but not break. Ultimate tensile strength (UTS), Sut , is the amount of stress a material can take before breaking. The UTS of a material is always greater than or equal to the yield strength.