tensile stress

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ten·sile stress

a stress acting on a body per unit cross-sectional area so as to elongate the body.


imposition of load tending to stretch an object (object becomes longer and thinner along line of applied force)

ten·sile stress

(tensil stres)
Stress acting on a body per unit cross-sectional area so as to elongate the body.
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The long-term photo-oxidative aging behavior of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) under different tensile stress was studied.
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Normalized Cockcroft & Latham's criterion was employed to predict the effect of tensile stress on the chip fracture.
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