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Unformatted text preview: Notes prepared by (01) Kıvanç Arslan (02) Engin Cem Şengezer References: Juvinall(2006), Ugural and Fenster(2003) Stress Equilibrium Consider stress equilibrium of an infinitesimal volume element and assume that each component of stress is continuously differentiable function of x, y and z .Continuously differentiable function f of x f ( x + Δx) ≈ f ( x) + The components of stresses on faces of an infinitesimal cube are in figure ∂f Δx ∂x By Bz Bx Normal and shear stresses on cubic infinitesimal element The subscript notation used for the nine stress components have the following meaning: σ ξη : Stress on the ξ plane along η direction Direction of stress component Direction of the normal upon which the stress acts In 2D, applying Newton's first law of motion, the equilibrium of forces in the x direction is ∑F x = 0 ∂ τ xy ∂ σ xx dx ) dydz − σ xx dydz + (τ xy + dy ) dxdz − τ xy dxdz + B x dxdydz = 0 ∂x ∂y (σ xx + Which is equal to ∂τ xy ∂σ xx dxdydz + B x dxdydz =0 dxdydz + ∂y ∂x
Cancelling out dxdydz terms yields ∂σ xx ∂τ xy + + B x =0 ∂x ∂y In 3D, the equation of equilibrium expands to, accordingly; ∂σ xx ∂τ xy ∂τ xz + + + B x =0 ∂x ∂y ∂z
Similarly ∑F
∂y y = 0 and ∑ Fz = 0 give ∂τ yz ∂z + B y =0 ∂τ xy ∂x + ∂σ yy + ∂τ xz ∂τ yz ∂σ zz + + + Bz =0 ∂y ∂z ∂x In summary, the equations of equilibrium in 3D: ∂σ xx ∂τ xy ∂τ xz + + + B x =0 ∂y ∂x ∂z
∂τ xy ∂x + ∂σ yy ∂y + ∂τ yz ∂z + B y =0 ∂τ xz ∂τ yz ∂σ zz + + + Bz =0 where B x , B y and Bz are body forces per unit volume. ∂y ∂x ∂z In the case of two dimensional stresses, , the terms including “z” subscript dropping out, the above equations reduce to, ∂σ xx ∂τ xy + B x =0 + ∂y ∂x
∂τ xy ∂x To remember the equations of equilibrium, following hint may be helpful; + ∂σ yy ∂y + B y =0 Hint for 3‐D case: σ ij , j = ∂σ ij ∂j =∑
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course AEE 361 taught by Professor Daglas during the Spring '11 term at College of E&ME, NUST.
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