Mohr's circle


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Mohr's circle

(mɔːz)
n
(General Physics) a graphical construction enabling the stresses in the cross-section of a body to be determined if the principal stresses are known
[C20: named after Otto Mohr (1773–1839), German scientist]
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That is, when the stress state A([sigma]-[tau]) is at the top of Mohr's circle, the failure envelope is represented by [tau] = f ([sigma]).
Strength of materials: Various aspects of mechanics are covered in this topic, such as torsion, Mohr's circle, Hook's Law, Stress & Strain, etc.
* internal friction angle ([phi]) and cohesion (c) (from Mohr's circle).
Comparing Mohr's Circle radiuses in different planes and assigning probable failure plane, in order to assign principle stress amounts in terms of local stresses