(Learning Modules / Psychology / Stress management) A mismatch between the perceived demands of the environment and the percieved ability to cope.
(Learning Modules / Psychology / Stress) A mismatch between the perceived demands of the environment and the perceived ability to cope.
(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Bridges) The physical demands laid upon an object or material by the forces acting on it. Stresses can often lead to splitting, cracking, stretching and so on.
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A state manifested by a syndrome or bodily changes, caused by some force, condition or circumstance e.g. constraints upon plant growth or survival caused by a harsh environment.
In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Small amounts of stress may be desired, beneficial, and even healthy. Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. It also plays factor in motivation, adaptation, and reaction to the environment. Excessive amounts of stress however, may lead to many problems i...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stress_(psychological)
Stress is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering research on stress in terms of: the mechanisms of stressful stimulation, the physiological and behavioural responses to stress, and their regulation, in both the short and long term; adaptive mechanisms, and the pathological consequences of stress. This includes research...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stress_(journal)
acronym: sediment transport events on shelves and slopesFound on http://cdiac.ornl.gov/pns/acronyms.html#S
In the science called rheology (the study of how materials flow and deform), stress is the force applied to a material and strain is the resulting movement of the material. A simple practical exercise is to measure the length of a rubber band 'at rest', then suspend an object of known weight from it (stress) and measure the change in its length (st...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20046
Worry caused by the pressure of too much work or personal problems.
Example: She was suffering from stress and finding it difficult to sleep.
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[n] - special emphasis attached to something 2. [n] - difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension 3. [n] - (physics) force that produces strain on a physical body 4. [n] - the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch) 5. [v] - to stress, single out as important 6. [v]Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=stress
An applied force divided by original cross sectional area of the specimen. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20539
Stress occurs when the physical, emotional, health/disease, or mental pressures on a person exceed what he or she can cope with.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20541
Load on a specimen divided by the area through which it acts. As used with most mechanical tests, stress is based on original cross-sectional area without taking into account changes in area due to applied load. This sometimes is called conventional or engineering stress. True Stress is equal to the load divided by the instantaneous cross-sectional...Found on http://www.instron.co.uk/wa/resourcecenter/glossary.xhtml
Defined as the force per unit area of cross-section.wheres = stress [Nm-2
]F = force [N]A = cross-sectional area [m2
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The intensity of the internally distributed forces or components of forces that resist a change in the volume or shape of a material that is or has been subjected to external forces. Stress is expressed in force per unit area and is calculated on the basis of the original dimensions of the cross section of the specimen. Stress can be either direct ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20742
The product of the load on a body divided by the area subjected to load, originally expressed in foot-pounds per square inch. A body is in tension when the force tends to pull it apart. It is in compression when the force tends to squeeze the body together. The change in shape caused by tension or compression is called strain. Stress divided by str...Found on http://www.aeroplanemonthly.com/glossary/
The force per unit area on body that tends to cause it to deform. It is a measure of the internal forces in a body between particles of the material of which it consists as they resist separation, compression, or sliding.
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Intensity of applied load, usually at the site of a failure
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The measure of the force acting on a body
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Internal resistance to change in size or shape, expressed in units of force (load) per unit area.
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Our Stress Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Stress Stress: Forces from the outside world impinging on the individual. Stress is a normal part of life that can help us learn and grow. Conversely, stress can cause us significant problems. Stress releases powerful neurochemicals and hormones that prepare us ...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=20104
Physics has a strict definition of 'a force per unit area' and producing 'strain' in the body to which the force is applied. Biology has a wide variety of meanings, e.g. any condition that results in reduced growth, any condition that prevents an organism from realizing its 'genetic potential'. The word is often redundant, e.g. the effects of droug...Found on http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/Townsend/Glossary/GlossaryS.html
[ Abbrev. from distress
; or confer Old French estrecier
to press, pinch, (assumed) Late Latin strictiare
, from Latin strictus
. See Distress
Distress. [ Obsolete] « Sad hersal of his heavy stress
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