What Is Tensile Stress?

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In physics, tensile stress is the resistance of an object to a force tending to tear it apart. It is calculated as the highest tension the object can endure without tearing and is measured in Newtons/sq.mm but was initially denoted as tons/sq. in.
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( ′ten·səl ′stres ) (mechanics) Stress developed by a material bearing a tensile load.
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Yield stress is bigger than tensile stress.
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