Definition of yield stress in English:

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noun

Physics
  • The value of stress at a yield point or at the yield strength.
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    • If the decrease occurs at a constant yield stress then the fracture stress and fracture mode will vary.
    • It is important to appreciate that equations cannot be used to predict the lower yield stress unless the resultant grain size is known.
    • Since materials plastically deform as the yield stress is exceeded, a plastic zone will form near the crack tip.

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