Definition of residual stress in English:
The stress present in an object in the absence of any external load or force.
- Factors that affect the stress-corrosion susceptibility of high-strength steels are their composition, structure, strength level, applied stress, residual stress, environment and time.
- Machining operations also can result in residual stress and require intermediate stress relieving prior to final machining.
- These two microstructural elements both have adverse effects on the distribution of residual stress in the case-hardened part.
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