Thin-walled open sections Thin-walled open sections may be defined as … [Read more...] about Definition of Thin-walled open sections

# Mechanics of Solids 2

## Definition of shear Center

Shear Center Shear center is defined as the point on the beam section where load is … [Read more...] about Definition of shear Center

## Strain measuring instruments | Strain Gauges

Strain measuring instruments : These are of the following types : Mechanical. Electrical. (Strain gauges) Photoelectrical. Basic working principle of strain gauges : … [Read more...] about Strain measuring instruments | Strain Gauges

## Definition of Principal stresses | Principal plane | Principal Axis

Principal stresses : Principal stresses may be defined as " The extreme values of the normal stresses possible in the material." … [Read more...] about Definition of Principal stresses | Principal plane | Principal Axis

## Maximum Principal strain theory or Saint Venant theory with equation

Maximum principal strain theory : This theory states that “ Yielding in a member subjected to complex/compound stress system commences when maximum principal strain of the system becomes equal to the strain corresponding to the yield … [Read more...] about Maximum Principal strain theory or Saint Venant theory with equation