RESULTS 
LOADING TYPE  INPLANE NORMAL STRESS 

Parameter 
Symbol 
Value 
Unit 
UNIAXIAL STRESS ( σ_{2}=0) 
Stress concentration factor for pointA* 
K_{tA} 
3

 
Stress concentration factor for pointB* 
K_{tB} 
1

Maximum tension stress at pointA 
σ_{A} 



Maximum tension stress at pointB 
σ_{B} 


BIAXIAL STRESS ( σ_{2}=σ_{1}) 
Stress concentration factor for pointA* 
K_{tA} 
2

 
Stress concentration factor for pointB* 
K_{tB} 
2

Maximum tension stress at pointA 
σ_{A} 



Maximum tension stress at pointB 
σ_{B} 


BIAXIAL STRESS ( σ_{2 }= σ_{1}) (PURE SHEAR) 
Stress concentration factor for pointA* 
K_{tA} 
4

 
Stress concentration factor for pointB* 
K_{tB} 
4

Maximum tension stress at pointA 
σ_{A} 



Maximum tension stress at pointB 
σ_{B} 


LOADING TYPE  TRANSVERSE (OUTOFPLANE) BENDING 

SIMPLE BENDING(M_{1 }= M , M_{2 }= 0) 
Stress concentration factor at point A * 
K_{tA} 


 
Nominal tension stress ^{#} 
σ_{nom} 



Maximum tension stress (at PointA) 
σ_{max} 


ISOTROPIC BENDING (M_{1 }= M , M_{2 }= M) 
Stress concentration factor at point A * 
K_{tA} 
2

 
Nominal tension stress ^{#} 
σ_{nom} 



Maximum tension stress (at PointA) 
σ_{max} 

