normal stress


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normal stress

(in physics) a quantity described by the quotient of distributed force and area when the force is perpendicular to the area.
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Interaction between the shear stress distribution and the normal stress in damage zone is used to estimate the cohesive stress of the fracture.
The main research objectives of this study are: (1) determining the evolution characteristics of mining stress when the hanging wall and footwall working faces head towards a fault; (2) obtaining the shear stress and normal stress evolution characteristics when the hanging wall and footwall working faces head towards a fault and further analyze the law of fault activation; (3) reconstructing the energy accumulation and dissipation processes of the fault during the process of the working face heading.
If no normal stress is present, the slope of the ellipse or line is zero.
max] to the normal stress strongly depend on the parameter [lambda].
This dense material, according to Tassara (2010), increases the shear stress threshold for rupture by generating an anomalously high normal stress on the frictional plane of the subduction zone.
3 Comparison of Data of the Normal Stress Analyses between the Un-simulated and Simulated Forging Dies:
The material parameters in the model are obtained from fitting shear viscosity and normal stress data.
Then, thermal deformation taking place, its cross sections remain plane and normal to the curved beam axis (flat sections hypothesis), only normal stress [[sigma].
During most of the fourth quarter of 2014, the Cleveland Financial Stress Index (CFSI) remained in Grade 2 (a historically normal stress range).
The powder is forced to slide along the stationary wall material, and the resulting shear stress is measured as a function of the applied normal stress.
These forces are applied in two directions, x, y; the first force causes normal stress, the latter cause shear stress in the rail.