Name 4 ways that stress can affect rocka


What are the Type of Stresses

Types of Stress: 1. Tensile Stress :It is stress produced in a membar because of pull-type of loading. 2. Compressive Stress: It is the stress produced in a member ...



The Earth has three layers, the crust, the mantle and the core. The Earth’s crust is like the shell of an egg; it is the thinnest of the Earth’s layers. The crust is broken into several parts, known as the continental plates. When the plates are pulled or pushed together, stress occurs. Four types of stresses affect the Earth’s crust: compression, tension, shear and confining stress.

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