stress concentration factor


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stress concentration factor

[′stres ‚kän·sən¦trā·shən ‚fak·tər]
(mechanics)
A theoretical factor Kt expressing the ratio of the greatest stress in the region of stress concentration to the corresponding nominal stress.
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717 Table 3 The measurements of stress concentration factor (SCF) for plates with different types of cutouts Thickness Method Cutout type Small circular Experiment 3.
Mass of loaded vehicle required under saturated and dry conditions to exceed the critical value for confined surface rock failure, including the effects of the stress concentration factor.
The methods of the defect evaluation on the pipes [23-25], as well as calculations of the stress concentration factors on the tensile plates [24] were widely applied for getting formula for calculating stress concentration factors.
Coker and Coleman (9) used isotropic photo-elastic specimens to determine that the shear stress at the re-entrant corner of the notch was at least twice as large as the average shear stress (a stress concentration factor of 2).
Such localizations of higher stress are referred as stress concentrators, measured by the stress concentration factor K.
The stress concentration factor is the ratio of highest value of Von mises stress recorded for each of the engaged bolt thread and the nominal stress.
f] is related to the theoretical stress concentration factor [K.
Circumferential stress concentration factors at the asymmetric shallow notches of the lifting hooks of trapezoidal cross-section, Mechanika 18(2): 152-157.
com/reports/c91663) has announced the addition of "Peterson's Stress Concentration Factors, 3rd Edition" to their offering.
Stress Concentration Factors for Pin Lever of Runner Blade Mechanism from Kaplan Turbines, Proceedings of 3rd WSEAS International Conference on Engineering Mechanics, Structures, Engineering Geology (EMESEG '10), 22-24th July 2010, Corfu Island, Greece, ISSN: 1792-4294, ISBN: 978-960-474-203-5, pp.
Peterson, Stress Concentration Factors, John Wiley and Sons (1974).