¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Tractions

**1.** traction [n] - See also: traction

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Tractions

### Literary usage of Tractions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity* by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)

"When a body is at rest under the action of body forces and surface tractions,
these are subject to the conditions of equilibrium, which are obtained from ..."**2.** *A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity* by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)

"When a body is at rest under the action of body forces and surface tractions,
these are subject to the conditions of equilibrium, which are obtained from ..."**3.** *Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of* by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1897)

"Bodily forces and surface-tractions. Consider any deformable system of particles
continuously distributed so as to form a body. In any infinitesimal volume ..."**4.** *Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of* by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1897)

"Bodily forces and surface-tractions. Consider any deformable system of particles
continuously distributed so as to form a body. In any infinitesimal volume ..."**5.** *The Art of Investment* by Morrell Walker Gaines (1922)

"CHAPTER IV THE BUSINESS OF ** Tractions** AND OTHER UTILITIES Financial Factors of

**In many respects the traction companies face the same problems as ..."**

**Tractions****6.**

*A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials: From*by Isaac Todhunter (1893)

"The principal tractions arcs now Obviously 7" and T" are always of opposite sign, or ono principal traction is negative and the other positive. ..."

**7.**

*An Elementary Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Perfectly Elastic*by William John Ibbetson (1887)

"When the body is in equilibrium in a state of strain maintained by surface tractions only, equations (6), (7), (8) take the simple forms The conditions to ..."

**8.**

*The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and*(1910)

"Surface tractions are always exerted by one body upon another, ... The magnitudes of the surface tractions which compose a stress arc estimated as so much ..."