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What is the formula for Shearing stress?

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When an external deforming force applied on the body it produces change in shape of body which is known as shearing stress.

The formula for shearing stress is given as,

Shearing Stress = tangential applied Force / Area

Shearing Stress = F/A

Shearing Stress Figure


In the above figure Shearing Force F1 is applied to one face of Square which causes deformity in square known as Shearing Stress

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