principal strain

principal strain

[′prin·sə·pəl ′strān]
(mechanics)
The elongation or compression of one of the principal axes of strain relative to its original length.
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For each step, observed peak strain value in three directions were tabulated and principal strain was calculated using a data analysis software [10,11].
This model was transformed into an all-strain based space by involving the stress ratio and the ratio of in-plane principal strain increments.
For X80 pipeline steel with the occurrence of ductile failure, the maximum principal strain criterion is used for damage initiation of the crack, and the exponential response is used for damage evolution.
When the tensile or compressive principal strain in the FE model exceeded the tensile or compressive tissue yield strain, the postyield tissue elastic modulus was set to 5% of the initial elastic modulus [37, 38].
Under constant amplitude alternating load, the maximum principal strain and the cycle change over time.
The maximum principal strain rate results showed the corner areas of the spring seat experienced higher strain rates than the rest of the casting during solidification (Fig.
The contour colors indicate the maximum principal strain in the specimens calculated based on the dimensions of the printed grid by using the image analysis technique described above.
There was no force measurement in the dynamic tests therefore the final comparison graphs were represented by the line plots where time was on the x-axis and principal strain on the yaxis.
2) Based on the maximal principal strain theory, when the maximal principal strain of a specimen equals the strain corresponding to the yield stress in a simple tensile test, yield failure happens to this specimen.
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