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Homework Help: Stress on channel section

  1. May 31, 2010 #1
    if there is a torque on a channel section twisting it axially what stresses do u expect to be on the side face ??
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  3. May 31, 2010 #2


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    What do you expect will happen? Also where is the torque being applied?
  4. May 31, 2010 #3
    There are only two kinds of stress: normal stress and shear stress. So the answer is one of those, or a combination, or zero. What difference does it make that it is a channel section?
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