compressive stress


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compressive stress

[kəm′pres·iv ′stres]
(mechanics)
A stress which causes an elastic body to shorten in the direction of the applied force.

compressive stress

1.The stress which resists the shortening effect of an external compressive force.
2. For a test specimen: the compressive load per unit area of original cross section carried by the test specimen at any time during a compression test.
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For example, the compressive stress will depend on the comressive strain and finite collapse coefficient will be non-zero.
7 shows the evolution process of welding stress [[sigma].sub.y] It can be seen that there has a large dynamic transverse compressive stress at the front end of the welding heat source, up to -126 MPa, which is significantly higher than the dynamic longitudinal compressive stress.
The posterior surface of the bone was marked with chipping along the fracture margin, indicating the location of compressive stress and failure.
At the same time, due to moment equilibration, the internal moment caused by inner compressive stress area and the internal moment caused by outer tensile stress area still remain equal as shown in Figure 2.
Toe or corner crushing failure of the wall occurred due to the principal compressive stresses reaching the diagonal compressive strength of block units.
After 6 hours of exposition to the defined compressive stress, a [W.sub.fm], fracture width of 1.514 mm was obtained.
Compressive stress occurred in the anterio-superior areas of the condyle and a resorptive area developed in this region.
ECM Deposition under Different Magnitudes of Compressive Stress. In order to study the effect of different magnitudes of compressive stress on the biosynthesis of MSCs encapsulated in the hydrogels, the ECM deposition was quantitatively analyzed by biochemical composition assay, RT-PCR, and Western blot.
As schematically depicted in Figure 9, when heated from 380[degrees]C to 382[degrees]C (the first stage), the faying face between the base materials and the filler metal is deformed locally by the compressive stress. Consequently, the continuous oxide films on the faying face crack due to their lower ductility.
Positive stress represents tensile stress, and negative stress denotes compressive stress.
Reinforced concrete elements flexural strength calculation, estimating concrete compressive stress and strain characteristics