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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Consequently, the objective of the research was to change the values of tensile stress without changing the values of bending stress, nominal plywood thickness or total number of layers.
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As the load increases even further, the maximum tensile stress develops in front of the tip as the tip penetrates deeper and material continues to deform.
The Temperature Scanning Stress Relaxation (TSSR) meter performs the anisothermal stress relaxation test (AISR), a new test method that subjects a specimen to a constant tensile stress at a constantly rising temperature.
x] is compressive in the contact region, while it changes to tensile stress outside the contact region.
Even if the radial tensile stress does not exceed the allowable value, radial reinforcement must be installed.