When a force falls on a body, it gets a normal reaction. Conventionally this normal reaction can be given by friction, spring compression, chemical reaction, motion etc... Now...have we ever made such an arrangement that this normal reaction is derived from the stress on a body...nothing else...or at at least some amount of normal reaction is derived from the stress in the body. Just for examples sake...suppose a bomb explodes in a rigid container...all the the shock wave will be absorbed or normal reaction will be given back to that shock wave from the container's reaction to the stress made by the shockwave...or the strength of the container will give the normal reaction. In this case there's no net motion but there's a normal reaction cause of the rigid container (considering a perfectly homogeneous explosion, i.e shockwave completely distributed in space evenly). If the explosion would not have been homogeneous, there would have been a net displacement, same for any force applying in one direction What I am asking here is...has any arrangement been made so as to derive this normal reaction from the stress in the body even though the force is in one direction and without giving the total arrangement a net motion (small amount of motion is ok). If you don't get it pls respond.