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Stress Calculator
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Stress Calculator is an online tool for calculating Stress easily. It takes the inputs and calculates the Stress, so it is handy for solving problems requiring Stress Calculations.

## Step by Step Calculation

Step 1 :

Stress is the the average amount of force exerted per unit area.

Stress Formula:
Stress: S = F / A
Force: F = S × A
Area: A = F / S
Where,
S = Stress,
F = Force,
A = Area.

Step 2 :

State the equation you plan to use and plug in the values.

## Example Problems

1. ### A force of 14N is applied to a metal wire of diameter 3.6m, Determine the stress in the wire?

Step 1 :

Given that:
Force(F) = 14N
Area(A) = Π d2 / 4 = Π (3.6)2 / 4 = 10.179m2
Stress(S) = ?

Step 2 :

Substitue the given values in the formula:
Stress: S = F / A
S = 14 / 10.179
S = 1.375 N/m2 or Pascals.

S = 1.375 N/m2 or Pascals.

2. ### If a steel bar whose diameter is 8m is stretched with a force of 16N, then calculate the stress in the steel bar?

Step 1 :

Given that:
Force(F) = 16N
Area(A) = Π d2 / 4 = Π (8)2 / 4 = 50.265m2
Stress(S) = ?

Step 2 :

Substitue the given values in the formula:
Stress: S = F / A
S = 16 / 50.265
S = 0.318 N/m2 or Pascals.