Lesson: Stress and Strain: Loading
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the behaviours of solid objects under various kinds of loading stresses.
Sample Question Videos
Worksheet: 17 Questions • 1 Video
How does the critical loading force for a long column vary with the length of the column?
How does the critical loading force for a long column vary with the diameter of the column?
The strain produced in a rod for different applied tensile loads is shown in the accompanying diagram. The equilibrium length of the rod is 3.0 cm and its equilbirum diameter is 10.0 mm. What is the ultimate tensile stress of the rod’s material?