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Re: Stress/Strain definition

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Posted By<" ">Randy Kimball on May 13, 2002 at 20:55:13:

In Reply to: Stress/Strain definition posted byB Vishwas on May 07, 2002 at 11:02:22:

To fuel your fire. Materials have stress in them simply from heat changes or other things. We stress relieve metals to allow the to better take the shape their stresses are wanting them to. If you machine some steels the steel will take on a new shape because we have removed some of the stressed material and allow other areas to act on the remaining mass.
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