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v. de·vi·at·ed, de·vi·at·ing, de·vi·ates
1. To turn aside from a course or way: hikers who deviated from the main path.
2. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray. See Synonyms at swerve.
To cause to turn aside or differ.
n. (-ĭt)
A deviant.

[Late Latin dēviāre, dēviāt- : Latin dē-, de- + Latin via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

de′vi·a′tor n.
de′vi·a·to′ry (-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Typical tests on railway ballast could be between extremes of (1) 15 kpa confining stress and 90 kpa deviator, To (2) 500 kpa confining stress and deviator stress of 3 000 kpa.
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is a strain velocity tensor, [I] is a unit tensor, [S] is the deviatoric stress tensor, and q is deviator stress, which is given by
According to Von Mises yield criterion, localized yielding increases with the normal stress differences (determined from the deviator stress tensor) and the magnitude of shear stresses.
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ij] is deviator stress tensor, G is shear modulus, [eta] is dynamic viscosity.
The resilient modulus represents the ratio of repeated deviator stress to recoverable lateral strain, based on the results of constant confining-pressure triaxial tests.
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