# Impact shear

## Description

Shear stress, is defined as the component of stress coplanar with a material cross section. Shear stress arises from the force vector component parallel to the cross section. Impact shear is the maximum shear stress created in a solid round bar subject to impact

Related formulas## Variables

τ | Impact shear (Pa) |

U | Change in kinetic energy (J) |

G | Shear modulus (Pa) |

V | Volume of rod (m^{3}) |