Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science (DoITPoMS)



On completion of this TLP you should:

  • Recognise the stress and strain tensors and the components into which they can be separated.
  • Know how to diagonalise a stress tensor for plane stress, and recognise what a principal stress tensor is and why principal stress tensors are useful.
  • Understand what a yield criterion is and how it can be used.
  • Have an appreciation of different yield criteria and the materials for which they are appropriate.