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shear strain

n.
Strain resulting from the application of opposing forces in a direction parallel to a surface or to a planar cross section of a body. Also called shearing strain.
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In Table 2, SS means shearing strain softening and SH means shearing strain hardening; 3--samples are laid in vacuum chamber and pumped down to be saturated more than 6 hours.
The theory accounts for both the transverse shearing strain and the rotary inertia in a dynamic analysis.
As there is surface adhesion on the cylindrical roller and a shear rate within the dough system the dough is subject to a big shearing strain.
At the heart of Konig's new system is the TwinSat, which Konig developed in order to reduce shearing strain to a minimum.