acceleration stress


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acceleration stress

[ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən ‚stres]
(medicine)
The effect of an increase in gravitational force upon human physiology and behavior, particularly during takeoff and reentry in space flight.

acceleration stress

In a wire rope (or the like), the additional stress imposed as a result of the acceleration of the load.
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BridgeWave designs and manufactures equipment in the United States and uses extensive High Acceleration Life Testing (HALT) during design and product development and High Acceleration Stress Screening (HASS) for testing production products to ensure the highest levels quality.
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