Abstract

It is shown in this paper that along the root sections of filleted or notched bars there is a rapid rise in the transmitted shearing forces, and this may be regarded as the principal reason for the occurrence of stress peaks under these circumstances. By making a few assumptions concerning the distribution of these shear loads, the stress-concentration factors can be calculated with satisfactory accuracy for such cases which have been heretofore analytically intractable.

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