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the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

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(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

the physical condition of being stretched or strained

a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature)

(physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body

feelings of hostility that are not manifest

the action of stretching something tight

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The average tangential tensile stress in the edge of the circular saw blade is decreased with the decrease of [R.sub.w].
After the welding is cooled, the stress is basically stable, and the width of the tensile stress region at the weld is basically unchanged.
The distance of the outer fiber from the neutral axis is given as (t/2) +[n.sub.s] and hence, the force acting on the outer section tensile stress area through its centroid is given by
Compared to the elastic stage case, in a wider frequency range of 20~180kHz, the relationship between the variation of amplitude and the tensile stress can be represented by quadratic equations with fitting regression coefficient higher than 0.95 (Figure 6).
(3) When the angle between the tensile stress and bedding planes is between 30 and 60[degrees], shale has the highest tensile brittleness index.
* Tensile strain at the peak tensile stress. Table 5: Experimental test results.
The transverse tensile stress on the outer surface of the web is from 2.523 MPa to 3.214 MPa.
The signal of Gauge 7 was interrupted in 6.03 x [10.sup.-3] ms, to indicate the gauge point that was damaged by tensile stress.
The tensile stress is applied by elongating the system along the direction of the applied load as explained in Figure 2(b).
In general, it was found that the maximum tensile stress decreased with the increasing number of SIAs at the boundaries.
In order to satisfy the tensile stress check, all the bottom fiber stresses should be <7[?]fc' = 7[?]5000 = 495 psi = 3414 kN/m2.
The crack direction is presumed perpendicular to the direction of the principal tensile stress. The model also assumes the behavior of the cracked material as a continuum, the material is considered isotropic before cracking, and orthotropic prior to the development of cracks.
There should be some surrounding rock in a tensile state with different tensile stress levels.
The smallest differences values are registered for maximum tensile stress at the lowest point of the casing cross-section.
While for the same series flexural stresses of bamboo laminated were found higher than tensile stress. The similiar increasing also occurred towards the bamboo laminated flexural modulus were higher than tensile modulus.