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DoITPoMS Teaching & Learning Packages Stress Analysis and Mohr's Circle

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.


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

First created: October 2005. Last updated: October 2008. Renamed: 23 October 2008 (formerly Metal forming - stress states and yielding criteria). Converted to HTML5: August 2020