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7.8.8.39 PEnum_MechanicalStressType

7.8.8.39.1 Semantic definition

List the different mechanical Stress. In continuum mechanics, stress is a physical quantity that expresses the internal forces that neighbouring particles of a continuous material exert on each other

7.8.8.39.2 Type values

Type Description
MECHANICAL_COMPRESSION

Compression is the application of balanced inward ("pushing") forces to different points on a material or structure.

MECHANICAL_TRACTION

Traction or tension is the application of balanced outward ("pulling") forces to different points on a material or structure.

OTHER

required category not on scale

NOTKNOWN

Value is unkown

UNSET

Value has not been specified

Table 7.8.8.39.A

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