What is Stress in Physics Terms

Stress in Physics Terms


When a body is made to change its length, volume or shape by the application of an external force, the opposing force per unit area is called Stress.





Stress = Force / Area


o = F/A (Here o represents (Rho) do not write in your examination paper)




– S.I or M.K.S System – N/m2 or Pascal (Pa)


– C.G.S system – Dyne/cm2


– F.P.S or BE System – lb/ft2 and lb/in2


(Here 2 in all above systems shows square)


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