Stress Analysis (Direct Stresses)

  • Jack Cain
  • Ray Hulse
Chapter
Part of the Foundations of Engineering Series book series (FES)

Abstract

In Programme 3 we saw how external loads on a pin jointed frame structure induced axial forces in the individual members of the frame. In Programme 4 we saw how external loads induced shearing forces and bending moments in beams. We now begin to look more closely at the way in which the material of which the structure is made reacts to the effect of loading. We start in this programme by considering in detail the behaviour of structural members subjected only to axial tensile or compressive forces. The effect of shearing forces and bending moments will be considered in subsequent programmes

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© J. A. Cain and R. Hulse 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Cain
    • 1
  • Ray Hulse
    • 2
  1. 1.Civil EngineeringCoventry UniversityUK
  2. 2.School of The Built EnvironmentCoventry UniversityUK

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