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Allowance Stress

  1. May 13, 2013 #1
    HI. :)

    help me please.

    when the problems says that there is an allowance stress, especially in thin or thick walled vessels, what kind of stress could it be?

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  3. May 13, 2013 #2


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    If the type of allowable stress is not specified (e.g., allowable tensile stress, or allowable shear stress), assume that the allowable stress is a general upper limit. If that doesn't feel right, seek clarification from the instructor.
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