operating stress

operating stress

[′äp·ə‚rād·iŋ ‚stres]
(mechanics)
The stress to which a structural unit is subjected in service.
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The data generated by the prototype screen is utilized to estimate the operating stress of the screen at the most aggressive fatigue areas and assessing the cumulative damage of those areas based on the measurement of non-ideal operating characteristics.
Management estimates that it could temporarily defer roughly 30%-50% of routine capital spending outside the replacement hospital project in response to unexpected operating stress without a meaningful negative effect on strategic aims or financial results.
The ratio of the relevant characteristics of strength and work stress which shows how many times the relevant characteristics of the strength is greater than the operating stress [sigma] is called a degree of safety.
A non-suspended, elevated-sprocket undercarriage provides ample track-on-ground for added stability, and the new models' massive mainframes and main cases resist operating stress.
One option is to conduct a hydrostatic pressure test to levels well above the operating stress or pressure level to establish whether a defect condition could impair the immediate integrity of a pipeline (allowing defects much smaller than would be critical at operating conditions to remain after a test).
Consequently, the uniformity of the operating stress experienced in the melt mixing section was higher with BMS than FKD and the fraction subjected to insufficient kneading action is thought to be lower.
The chief of the SSM will be tasked with operating stress tests for banks and developing a new supervisory manual.
The new K-Series loaders also incorporate an electronic snubbing feature at end-stroke and kick-out positions to reduce operating stress. Hydraulic-filter service intervals are extended to 2,000 hours.
* research carried out regardless of the level of operating stress amplitude, while it is known (Collins 1993) that different levels of operating stress amplitude correspond to the different laws of damage accumulation.
* The accuracy of the analysis stresses and the relationship of the analysis stresses to likely actual operating stress levels;
Boyd's strong FCF generation allows some cushion for moderate operating stress or a more aggressive return of shareholder value.
We are using the term "design life" to mean the minimum desired time that the assembly will last at its maximum operating stress and average annual operating temperature based on just the internal pressure.
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