Flashcards in Stress Deck (13):
what is stress
- internal force opposing the external force on a body
what force is acting on us at all times?
what are the 4 types of stress?
what is tension?
-act of pulling
what is compression
-act of pushing
what is torsion?
-act of twisting
what is shear?
-act of ripping
what is the 5th type of stress?
-combination of stresses, compression and tensile and shear
name some example of materials with high tensile strength
-rope wire chains
name some example of materials with high compressive strength
- concrete, gravel
name some example of materials with high torque strength
name some example of materials with high shear strength
wood, bolts, nails