FEA2 - Principal Stress

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When extracting a Principal stress for the component, how to differentiate/seperate/identify the tensile and compressive stress in it?
 

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You can distinguish tensile and compressive principal stress as follows. Tensile stress is positive; compressive stress is negative.
 
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sorry for the ignorance,

if i get n positive components and n negative components, then it follows the same.... ?as +ve tensile nad -ve compressive
 
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Yes, components having positive stress have tensile stress. Components having negative stress have compressive stress.
 
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thank u nvn
 

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