Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Residual Strain

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9931

n Strain remaining in a part that has been chilled while undergoing plastic deformation or immediately thereafter. Often, if the part is reheated, some or nearly all of the strain may be recovered. Usually associated with  Residual Stress.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA