Compressive Stresses

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Shot Peening - Details
... is often called for in aircraft repairs to relieve tensile stresses built up in the grinding process and replace them with beneficial compressive stresses ... Plastic deformation induces a residual compressive stress in a peened surface, along with tensile stress in the interior ... Surface compressive stresses confer resistance to metal fatigue and to some forms of stress corrosion ...
Io (moon) - Structure - Surface - Mountains
... most Ionian mountains form as the result of compressive stresses on the base of the lithosphere, which uplift and often tilt chunks of Io's crust through thrust faulting ... The compressive stresses leading to mountain formation are the result of subsidence from the continuous burial of volcanic materials ... slope consisting of formerly sub-surface materials uplifted by compressive stresses ...

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