Some articles on stress:
... 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 ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the words curve and/or stress:
“In philosophical inquiry, the human spirit, imitating the movement of the stars, must follow a curve which brings it back to its point of departure. To conclude is to close a circle.”
—Charles Baudelaire (18211867)
“It is not stressful circumstances, as such, that do harm to children. Rather, it is the quality of their interpersonal relationships and their transactions with the wider social and material environment that lead to behavioral, emotional, and physical health problems. If stress matters, it is in terms of how it influences the relationships that are important to the child.”
—Felton Earls (20th century)