Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion


The locus of the end point of the resultant of the normal and tangential components of the stress on an inclined plane, is

[A]. circle
[B]. parabola
[C]. ellipse
[D]. straight line.

Answer: Option C


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Anand said: (Jan 22, 2019)  
Can anyone explain the answer?

Amu Bokato said: (Mar 7, 2019)  
Please explain this.

Tejasva Mudgal said: (Jun 21, 2019)  
Answer must be circle.

The point of which locus is asked is the point presentation of the circumference of Mohr circle (at the intersection of a line drawn from the origin (resultant) and vertical line intersecting circle and x-axis (tangential/shear stress of oblique plane).

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