stress ratio

stress ratio

[′stres ‚rā·shō]
(mechanics)
The ratio of minimum to maximum stress in fatigue testing, considering tensile stresses as positive and compressive stresses as negative.
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Figure 5 shows the strain energy values versus stress ratio (q/[q.sub.f]) under different confining pressures.
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