Engineering Stress: Definition & Equation


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Which of the following types of stress does NOT use the standard force divided by the cross-sectional area equation to compute stress?

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1. Which of the following objects is longitudinally loaded?

2. Which type of the following forces are used to compute stress?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz are useful in checking your knowledge of engineering stress. This definition of this term and its equation are topics you need to know in order to do well on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • Why fatigue stress occurs
  • Types of forces that are used to compute stress
  • Identifying an object that is longitudinally loaded
  • Standard force divided by the cross-sectional area equation

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what cutting does to an object
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on engineering stress and strain
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why fatigue stress occurs and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Review more topics by using the lesson named Engineering Stress: Definition & Equation. You can review more about:

  • Common loading types
  • Examples of stress
  • Equation for stress
  • Equation for bending stress
  • How stresses affect an object