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Unformatted text preview: l for spherical tanks that the hoop stress and the longitudinal stress are equivalent. Stress Caused by Combined Loads
Stress Caused by Combined Loads
► ► ► In most loading conditions, the stress distribution on an element can be the result of a combination of axial forces, shear, bending moments, and torsion loads.
The method of superposition can be used to determine the stress values caused by each load separately and then add them together.
Superposition principle applies as long as the member does undergo significant change (loads should be well in the elastic region). Stress Caused by Combined Loads
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