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Orthagonal Normal Stress Relation on Mohr's Circle

by terryphi
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terryphi
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Apr25-12, 12:12 PM
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Hello,

When looking at Mohr's circle, why is σ_x 180 degreees away from σ_y

I thought forces in orthagonal directions were indiependent of each other.
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