MEC 455 cfw_ APPLIED STRESS ANALYSIS
HANDOUT # 1
TENSORS WITH INDICIAL NOTATION
(a) SCALAR
Rank 0 ! 1 component
no index
e.g., temperature T , density , hydrostatic stress h , eective stress e .
(b) V
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Anisotropic Materials
General Anisotropic Materials (Independent Constants: 21)
x C11
y C12
Some minerals (triclinic)
C
z = 13
xy C14
C
yz 15
microcline
C
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y
y
2D Mohrs Circle
Construction procedure for given x, y, xy
x
1. Compute the center of circle C = (x + y)/2
x y
2. Compute the radius of circle R =
2
xy
2
+ xy