Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion


The forces acting normally on the cross section of a bar shown in the given figure introduce

[A]. compressive stress
[B]. tensile stress
[C]. shear stress
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option B


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Izat Nawaz said: (Apr 15, 2016)  
Please, can anyone explain the answer?

Manish said: (Mar 31, 2020)  
Since in given bar, tensile load working hence bar will try to resist tension and in bar compressive stress would work accordingly correct answer would be compressive stress.

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