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Unformatted text preview: . What would be the stresses on an element at the same point but orientated to be parallel to the x and y axes? t x y 3. A 45 strain rosette is mounted in the skin of an aeroplane wing. When the wing is loaded the measured strains are: a = 500 : b =200 : c =300 Determine: a) The principal strains and the principal angle. Sketch the orientation of these. b) The maximum shear strain. x y a b c 45 o...
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