An infinite body has a uniform state stress of pure hydrostatic pressure $-p$. This stress state is perturbed by a spherical void of radius $a$ which leads to a new stress state

What do you expect the values of $\sigma _{r\theta }\,$, $\sigma _{\theta \phi }\,$, and $\sigma _{\phi r}\,$ to be? What is the stress concentration factor at the void?

What are the displacement conditions for antiplane strain in rectangular co- ordinates? Give an example of a problem that can be approximated by antiplane strain.

What are the strain conditions for plane strain in rectangular co-ordinates? Give an example of a problem that can be approximated by plane strain. What is the difference between plane strain and generalized plane strain?

What are the stress conditions for plane stress in rectangular co-ordinates? Give an example of a problem that can be approximated by plane stress.

Can the Airy stress function be used for three-dimensional problems? Write down the relation between the Airy stress function and stress in rectangular co-ordinates. How does this relation change when you solve problems that involve a body force? What additional restriction on the Airy stress function must be checked to see if compatibility is satisfied?

In the absence of body forces, the displacements (plane strain/stress) can be expressed as