What is stress curve?

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Parts Stress Modelling
... Parts stress modelling is a method in engineering and especially electronics to find an expected value for the rate of failure of the mechanical and electronic components of a system ... idea that the more components that there are in the system, and the greater stress that they undergo in operation, the more often they will fail ... Parts count modelling is a simpler variant of the method, with component stress not taken into account ...

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    I have been photographing our toilet, that glossy enameled receptacle of extraordinary beauty.... Here was every sensuous curve of the “human figure divine” but minus the imperfections. Never did the Greeks reach a more significant consummation to their culture, and it somehow reminded me, in the glory of its chaste convulsions and in its swelling, sweeping, forward movement of finely progressing contours, of the Victory of Samothrace.
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