internal stress

internal stress

[in′tərn·əl ′stres]
(mechanics)
A stress system within a solid that is not dependent on external forces. Also known as residual stress.

internal stress

The stress that exists in a component (for example, at a joint) in the absence of applied external forces.
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The interaction between dislocation and material microstructure is the major source for heterogeneous plasticity and internal stress concentration, leading to initiation and growth of short cracks.
The company says its proprietary plasticating system and associated downstream equipment produce geometrically accurate parts with little or no internal stress, yielding excellent mechanical, physical, optical and chemical properties.
An important consequence of the low-shear, high-mix, low-pressure system is that it results in geometrically accurate parts with little or no internal stress induced by the forming process, yielding parts with excellent mechanical, physical, optical and chemical properties.
Researchers asked more than a 100 volunteers to put their feet in chilly water, in order to trigger 'internal stress'.
This reverses the 'internal stress' that naturally accumulates over the years and has been linked to everything from cancer to Alzheimer's.
SALT LAKE CITY: Zions Bancorporation announced the results of its internal stress test exercise.
Annealed glass exterior with 10,000 glass panels that have been cooled slowly to reduce internal stress forms the outer part of the building.
Composites are now ubiquitous across aerospace, automotive and other engineering sectors, but researchers from the National University of Science and Technology in Russia said internal stress assessments have always been an issue.
Therefore, to improve the cracking resistance of semiflexible pavement from the material composition, the control of the internal stress of the cement mortar and matrix asphalt mixture in semiflexible pavement is particularly critical.
In the advance construction of the first-stage face slab and reservoir water storage, due to the influence of water pressure at the reservoir water level along with settlement and deformation in the interior of the rockfill mass, the internal stress of the concrete slab will undergo certain changes.
In the UK a new Director General is appointed to head up the SIS (MI6), bringing political considerations to bear on operations and structure, this in turn creating internal stress on the basic requirement, Defense of the Realm.
The broken situation of cutter under load can be analyzed through the internal stress and distribution at 400 MPa.

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