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Unit 10 Stress

The mathematical description of equilibrium conditions lead to the idea of stress. • The concept of stress is fundamental for the study of continuum mechanics • The first contributions are by A.L. Cauchy who formulated a theory in 1822, based on the idea of pressure in fluids