A rectangular region in a solid is in a state of plane strain. The $(x, y)$ coordinates of the corners of the undeformed rectangle are given by $P(0, 0), Q(4, 0), R(4, 3), S(0, 3)$. The rectangle is subjected to uniform strains, $\varepsilon _{xx}=0.001, \varepsilon _{yy}=0.002,\gamma _{xy}=0.003$. The deformed length of the elongated diagonal, up to three decimal places is _______ units.

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Feb 27, 2017
in Applied Mechanics and Design
Arjun
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