stress equivalent

stress equivalent

[′stres i‚kwiv·ə·lənt]
(industrial engineering)
A quantitative expression that can be used to compare the physiological outputs generated by different types of work stress.
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This study has aimed the three-dimensional analysis by the method of finite elements the level and distribution of stress equivalent of Von Mises induced in bone, the lower element of dental prosthesis, depending on the number of implants constituting the denture.
Exposing rats to t-shirts worn by male researchers caused a level of stress equivalent to being restrained, or being made to swim.