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allowable stress

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Hi every one
I have a question, is there a difference between allowable tensile stress and allowable stress, if yes what's the difference

RE: allowable stress

Allowable stress is like saying "crayon" and allowable tensile stress is like saying "green crayon"

RE: allowable stress

For ductile materials, there really shouldn't be a difference between the two. But for non-ductile materials, the allowable tensile stress would be lower than the allowable compressive stress, so the differentiation is necessary.

RE: allowable stress

Where the failure mode is buckling, the allowable stress may be only a fraction of the allowable tensile stress.
In some cases, bending stress may be allowed to exceed allowable tensile stress.

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