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# In a rectangular element subjected to like principal tensile stresses 'ρ′1 and ′ρ2' in two mutually perpendicular directions X and Y, the maximum shear would occur along the

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plane normal to X-axis
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plane normal to Y-axis
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plane at 45° to Y-direction
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plane at 45° and 135° to the Y-direction
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Solution

## The correct option is D plane at 45° and 135° to the Y-directionThe shear stress τ=−(σ1−σ22)sin2θ where, θ is the angle of inclination of the plane of major principal stress. sin2θ=1 ∴θ=45∘and135∘ with y-direction (planeofp1)

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