Backstress

Back´stress

    (băk´strĕs)
n.1.A female baker.
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Note that models that do not have the equivalent of the backstress have difficulties in modeling this phenomenon that takes place at zero stress.
The constitutive functions of the backstresses [[sigma].sup.([alpha]).sub.back] and inelastic deformation resistance [s.sup.([alpha])] are reformulated for the viscoelastic and viscoplastic micromechanism, respectively.