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stress analysis

[′stres ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(physics)
The determination of the stresses produced in a solid body when subjected to various external forces.

structural analysis, stress analysis

In structural engineering, the analytical determination of the stresses in the elements of a structure resulting from an applied load.
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Leading pipe stress analysis package helps Australian engineering company to manage future threats to pipeline
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