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    A rectangular steel plate has a strain of 2.8 Ã? 10â?"5 when it is subjected to
    a tensile stress Ï?x. What stress Ï?y should be applied in the y direction in
    order to make no net strain in the x direction? Take E = 200 GPa and
    v = 0.28.

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    For the particular case of 2D loading, the Hooke's equations simplify as follows:

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    Complex loading systems are examined.