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Airy stress function
Airy stress function[¦er·ē ′stres ‚fəŋk·shən]
A biharmonic function of two variables whose second partial derivatives give the stress components of a body subject to a plane strain.
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The stress components are defined in terms of the above Airy stress function
[Phi](r, [Theta]) as
zy]) stresses were calculated from the Airy stress functions
zy] stresses at an instantaneous point with the coordinates (z, y) were calculated in terms of the Airy stress functions
for the half space (Hahn, 1988).