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Their mental functions are less stable naturally, and are subject to greater physical strains and stresses.
The impact stresses depend so much on local conditions that it is difficult to fix what allowance should be made.
For all these reasons the stresses due to the live load are greater than those due to the same load resting quietly on the bridge.
For shearing stresses the working stress may have 0.8 of its value for tension.
Except when the limiting stresses are of opposite sign, the two tables agree very well.
The cantilever and suspended girder types are as economical and free from uncertainty as to the stresses.
We give you the job of figuring out the stresses and strains involved.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Perhaps you do not read the poem in this way; mark the stresses for yourself, without looking at the book.
The main centre of the beam is supported by a “gallows-frame” of timbers so arranged as to receive all stresses longitudinally.
Our wars, our social conflict, our enormous economic stresses, are all aspects of that adjustment.

WORD OF THE DAY

pecuniaryadjective | [pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee ]SEE DEFINITION