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A simple construction for shear stress

Lisle, Richard John 1989. A simple construction for shear stress. Journal of Structural Geology 11 (4) , pp. 493-495. 10.1016/0191-8141(89)90025-4

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On a plane of given orientation, the direction of resolved shear stress (τ) is controlled by the orientation of the principal stress axes and by the ratio of principal stress differences. A simple stereographic construction is presented for the determination of the direction of τ.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Earth and Ocean Sciences
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0191-8141
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 02:10

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