# Consider a three-dimensional state of stress characterized by: xx = 20.69 yy = 13.79 xy = 0.0

## Question:

σxx = 20.69 σyy = 13.79 τxy = 0.0

σzz = 27.59 τzx = 0.0 τyz = 17.24

Where units are MPa and compression is positive. Find: the magnitude and direction of the principal stresses and illustrate with a sketch.

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## Numerical Methods For Engineers

**ISBN:** 9780071244299

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