damaging stress

damaging stress

[¦dam·ə·jiŋ ′stres]
(mechanics)
The minimum unit stress for a given material and use that will cause damage to the member and make it unfit for its expected length of service.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The higher levels of coronary artery calcification, often shortened to CAC, suggested that the more intense approach to exercise resulted in damaging stress to the arteries.
With solid communication and robust macro-prudential policies, the Fed has an opportunity to normalise its monetary policy without adding to the damaging stress besetting global financial markets.
But while much time, attention and investment was necessarily being expended on re-engineering housing and community provision in some of the most deprived inner city estates, an equally damaging stress has been building quietly in rural areas which found themselves increasingly deprived of services and drained of the energy provided by young people.
Shorter bones and/or less cartilage may render the joints more susceptible to damage, while longer bones may produce greater levels of damaging stress on the joints.
A constantly raised heart beat is known to lead to increased levels of a potentially damaging stress hormone, called cortisol.
These are the key findings of a Samaritans' survey for Stress Down Day, taking place tomorrow (Friday), which is a national campaign to encourage people to take better care of their health at work and reduce currently damaging stress levels.
Cereal farmers who protect crops against diseases using a strobilurin fungicide could be reaping extra gains by helping them fend off damaging stress effects and improving crop greening, according to a programme of over five years of research.
One of the major causes for damaging stress in the workplace, he said, was the heightened pace of change in the modern environment.
The superior classification capability of neural networks can be used to monitor more precisely the signs of damaging stress on economic crops.
Areas of high stress were predicted and the design was optimized so that unusual impact events would not cause potentially damaging stress to be transmitted to the engine via the mounting foot.
Samaritans will today hold Stress Down Day, a national awareness day to encourage people to take better care of their health at work and reduce damaging stress levels.