IEVref: 113-03-62 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: stress Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: τ Definition: at a given point of a body, tensor quantity $\stackrel{\to }{\stackrel{\to }{\tau }}$ characterizing the relation between the force dF acting on a surface element containing that point with the area dA of the element: , where e dA is the vector surface elementNOTE 1 If dF and e dA are parallel, stress may be described by a scalar. NOTE 2 The coherent SI unit of stress is pascal, Pa. Publication date: 2011-04 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-06-02: Cleanup - Remove Attached Image 113-03-62en.gif CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: