The interpretation of biaxial-tension experiments involving constant stress ratios

S. B. Batdorf
naca-tn-2029
Feb 1950


The slip theory of plasticity is applied to the problem of calculating the strains associated with biaxial tension for the case of constant stress ratios and is found to be in better agreement with experiment than the octahedral-shear and maximum-shear theories usually employed to analyze such data.

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