# Difference between revisions of "Stress"

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where where <math>\ \sigma_{x}</math>, <math>\ \sigma_{y}</math>, and <math>\ \sigma_{z}</math> are normal stresses, and <math>\ \tau_{xy}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{xz}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{yx}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{yz}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{zx}</math>, and <math>\ \tau_{zy}</math> are shear stresess. | where where <math>\ \sigma_{x}</math>, <math>\ \sigma_{y}</math>, and <math>\ \sigma_{z}</math> are normal stresses, and <math>\ \tau_{xy}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{xz}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{yx}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{yz}</math>, <math>\ \tau_{zx}</math>, and <math>\ \tau_{zy}</math> are shear stresess. | ||

+ | ==References== | ||

+ | <references/> | ||

+ | '''Related reading''' | ||

+ | *[http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3245303 Aidan P. Thompson, Steven J. Plimpton, and William Mattson "General formulation of pressure and stress tensor for arbitrary many-body interaction potentials under periodic boundary conditions", Journal of Chemical Physics '''131''' 154107 (2009)] | ||

[[category: classical mechanics]] | [[category: classical mechanics]] |

## Revision as of 15:45, 20 October 2009

The **stress** is given by

where is the force, is the area, and is the stress tensor, given by

where where , , and are normal stresses, and , , , , , and are shear stresess.

## References

**Related reading**