critical strain

critical strain

[′krid·ə·kəl ′strān]
(metallurgy)
The strain at which heating causes rapid growth of large grains in many metals and alloys; phase transformations do not occur.
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The greatest damage occurs at a strain, which is only slightly above the critical strain.
Instead of finding the pressure drop under applied strain rate, the critical strain rate that causes hot tearing was estimated.
A crack rail shear (CRS) specimen has been proposed to determine the mode-III (tearing) critical strain energy release rate [6].
A direct test method for measuring the Mode I critical strain energy release rate, [G.
Then the equivalent strain under the multiaxial stress state, or strain range in case of low cycle fatigue, is multiplied by multiaxiality factor MF, which is related to TF and equated to the uniaxial critical strain e.
Such semicrystalline polymers exhibit a critical strain rate above which crazing dominates and below which shear yielding is dominate.
EWASH states that the water and wastewater infrastructure in Gaza is already under critical strain, as a result of Israel's siege on the small strip of land and the heavy restrictions Israel has put in place.
With regard to craze initiation, the critical strain criterion (54) was adopted.
The Fiber Trunk Cable Manager supports and protects Corning Cabling Systems Plug & Play Universal Systems trunk cables by providing critical strain relief and vertical support for heavy cable bundles.
The critical strain values demonstrated the onset of nonlinear viscoelasticity.
Key statement: Aqueous dispersions of silicone oils are prepared without the need for surfactants, solvents, hydrotropes or emulsifiers by employing water soluble and/or water dispersible polymers providing inventive compositions which exhibit a rheological critical strain value greater than zero and less than about 0.
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