tensile stress


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tensile stress

[′ten·səl ‚stres]
(mechanics)
Stress developed by a material bearing a tensile load.
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tensile stress

The stress per square unit area of the original cross section of a material which resists its elongation.
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It reveals that at minimum value of welding current involves achieving maximum of tensile strength, maximum tensile stress achieved with maximum value of welding current and welding speed.
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