collapsing pressure

collapsing pressure

[kə′lap·siŋ ‚presh·ər]
(mechanics)
The minimum external pressure which causes a thin-walled body or structure to collapse.
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The jet fuel's bubble size, collapsing pressure, and surrounding fluid pressure, influenced by fuel properties due to temperature variation, appear to be the key factors in cavitation power and energy when predicting component life and degradation of efficiency in engine control systems.
Based on different borehole stress conditions, borehole collapsing pressure expresses as a different form.
The intraluminal pressure exceeds the airway collapsing pressure further along the airway length with PEEP present.