Stress analysis and Mohr's circle

This teaching and learning package provides an introduction to the theory of metal forming. It discusses how stress and strain can be presented as tensors, and ways of identifying the principal stresses. Suitable yield criteria to treat metals and non-metals are also presented.

A bulge test sample, courtesy of Volvo Tech. Dev. Corp.

Cover image: A bulge test sample (Image courtesy
of Volvo Technological Development Corp.)

You can also view and download the animations from this TLP at CORE-Materials

First created: October 2005. Last updated: October 2008. Renamed: 23 October 2008 (formerly Metal forming - stress states and yielding criteria).