Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

33. 

The side AD of the square block ABCD as shown in the given figure is fixed at the base and it is under a state of simple shear causing shear stress τ and shear strain π, where The distorted shape is AB'C'D. The diagonal strain (linear) will be

[A].
[B].
[C]. φ2
[D]. φ

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Tirumalesh said: (Aug 25, 2017)  
In this case, the diagonal linear strain is half of the shear stress.

Dinesh S said: (Aug 15, 2019)  
Diagonal linear strain = 1/2 shear stress.

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