Video – Stress Free Method to Combine Multiple Normal and Shear Stresses

In addition to combining shear and normal stresses with Mohr’s circle, we also need to know how to add stresses from multiple sources. Some stresses add linearly but others add by the square root of the sum of the squares. We need to know when to use each.

Corey Rasmussen

Corey is the Managing Director of the Mentored Engineer and owner of Rasmussen Designs. He received his BSME from Baylor University and holds a professional engineering license in North Carolina and Texas. He has been an engineer since 2002 with extensive experience in engineering design, fabrication and troubleshooting. He specializes in mobile equipment, hydraulic systems and machine design. He has two patents

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