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stress relaxation

Definition:
A time-dependent decrease in stress in a material subjected to prolonged constant strain due to viscoelastic deformation. Stress relaxation behavior is determined in a creep test.
Concept Schemes:
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/32001
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2012-11-30