Mechanics of Materials

Lesson 36

Stress Transformation III

Learning outcomes

    1. Transform a state of stress in 3D by rotating about x, y, or z.
    2. Compute the three principal stresses in 3D.
    3. Calculate the 3 maximum planar shear stresses and the absolute maximum shear stress in any plane.

In-Class Notes



TT40-a Given a Stress Cube, Determine the Three Principal Stresses