collapsing pressure

collapsing pressure

[kə′lap·siŋ ‚presh·ər]
(mechanics)
The minimum external pressure which causes a thin-walled body or structure to collapse.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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