Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Relaxation

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9900

\rē-lak-sā-shәn, ri-lak-, esp Britishre-lәk-\ n (1548) A gradual decrease in stress in a structure under sustained constant strain. See  Stress Relaxation.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA