Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion


The ratio of tangential and normal components of a stress on an inclined plane through θ° to the direction of the force, is :

[A]. sin θ
[B]. cos θ
[C]. tan θ
[D]. cos θ
[E]. sec θ

Answer: Option C


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M.Pagavandoss said: (Jul 12, 2014)  
Tangential/normal = sin(square)theta/sin theta*cos theta = tan theta.

Atul Patel said: (Aug 27, 2017)  
sin θ*cosθ/cos^2θ.

Govind Singh Rajak said: (Dec 1, 2017)  

Steve said: (Aug 3, 2018)  
Yes, correct. @Pagavandoss.

Rakesh Ojha said: (Nov 23, 2018)  
Yes, you are correct @Atul.

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