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  strength of materials - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
strength of materials measurement in engineering of the capacity of metal, wood, concrete, and other materials to withstand stress and strain.
Materials are considered to be elastic in relation to an applied stress if the strain disappears after the force is removed.
Effect of hole diameter, hole distance from the edge, and material properties on lateral pin holding strength of medium density fiberboard and particleboard.
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  Strength Of Materials - LoveToKnow 1911
Some of the materials used in engineering, notably timber and wrought iron, are 1 P o far from being isotropic that their strength is widely different for stresses in different directions.
Owing to the plasticity of the materials to be tested, the applied loads must be able to follow considerable change of form in the test-piece: thus in testing the tensile strength of wrought iron or steel provision must be made for taking up the large extension of length which occurs before fracture.
The material of a beam is disposed to the greatest advantage as regards resistance to bending when the form is that of a pair of flanges or booms at top and bottom, held apart by a thin but stiff web or by cross-bracing, as in I beams and braced trusses.
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 AllRefer.com - strength of materials (Physics) - Encyclopedia
Materials are considered to be elastic in relation to an applied stress if the strain disappears after the force is removed.
In calculating the dimensions of materials required for specific application, the engineer uses working stresses that are ultimate strengths, or elastic limits, divided by a quantity called factor of safety.
In laboratories materials are frequently "tested to destruction." They are deliberately overloaded with the particular force that acts against the property or strength to be measured.
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 Civil, Architectural, Structural Engineering : KoolKampus.com » Strength of Materials: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Strength of materials is the scientific area of materials science for the study of the strength of engineering materials and their mechanical behavior in general (such as stress, deformation, strain and stress-strain relations).
Strength is considered in terms of compressive strength, tensile strength, and shear strength, namely the limit states of compressive stress, tensile stress and shear stress respectively.
Compressive strength is a limit state of compressive stress that leads to compressive failure in the manner of ductile failure (infinite theoretical yield) or in the manner of brittle failure (rupture as the result of crack propagation, or sliding among a weak plane - see shear strength).
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Ultimate Strength.—The ultimate strength of a material with regard to any stated mode of stress is the stress required to produce rupture.
breaks under a uniformly distributed pull of 6o tons, the ultimate tensile strength of the material is reckoned to be 30 tons per square inch, although the actual intensity of stress which produced rupture may have been much greater than this, owing to the contraction of the section previous to fracture.
Influence of Time.—In testing a plastic material such as wrought-iron or mild steel it is found that the behaviour of the metal depends very materially on the time rate at which stress is applied.
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 Strength of Materials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For a given material, the ratio of stress to strain is known as Young's modulus of elasticity.
This is not the same as the strength of a material, which is the stress needed to break it.
The main variables behind fractures of tensed materials are the fracture energy, the strain energy available, and the size and shape of the worst crack in the material.
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 Perforated Materials - Strength of Perforated Metals
In this test, the equivalent strength of the perforated material is used in place of the strength of the solid material.
By evaluating the effect of the perforations on the yield strength of the material, S*, can be obtained as a function of the yield strength of the solid or unperforated material, S. Thus, the designer is able to determine safety margins for the perforated material for any geometry of application and any loading conditions.
Strength of materials perforated with round holes in a standard pattern, where strength is defined as yield strength of perforated material/yield strength of unperforated material.
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 Composite Materials
This implied that the material properties of composite materials may be different in tension and in compression as well as in bending.
One quick way to estimate the material properties, i.e., the moduli in 1 and 2 direction of a composite is by using the rule of mixture.
The term "composite material" can be broadly defined as the resultant of combining two or more materials, each of which has their own unique properties, to form one new material.
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 Strength of materials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 Strength of materials - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Strength of materials is the scientific area of materials science for the study of the strength of engineering materials and their mechanical behavior in general (such as stress, deformation, strain and stress-strain relations).
Compressive strength for materials is generally higher than that of the tensile stress, but geometry is very important in the analysis of compressive stresses.
Ultimate strength is an attribute directly related to a material, rather than just specific specimen of the material, and as such is quoted force per unit of cross section area (N/m²).
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 High strength materials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The material we used, indium gallium arsenide, is a brittle, weak crystal.
Apart from the obvious interest in high strength at high temperature, another application of these results may be in coating technology.
Many engineering materials require coatings to protect them from the environment (such as paint, or enamel, or oxide ceramics) which often fail because they are brittle.
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 Search Results for "strength"
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Statics and Strength of Materials (the latter also known as Mechanics of Materials) are branches of (classical) mechanics.
Strength of materials deals with the stresses in a body and deformation of a body that result from applied forces.
Material said to be linearly elastic because loading and unloading stress-strain curves are linear and coincident.
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 Amazon.ca: Applied Statics and Strength of Materials: Books: Leonard Spiegel,George F. Limbrunner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Covers a broad range of topics not usually included in a one-semester Statics and Strength of Materials course, e.g.- Belt friction, stress concentrations, Mohrs circle of stress, moment-area theorems, centroids by integration, area moments of inertia by integration, elastic-inelastic behavior, inelastic bending of beams, statically indeterminate beams and square threaded screws.
The fourth edition of Applied Statics and Strength of Materials presents an elementary, analytical, and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics and strength of materials.
This fourth edition was prepared with the objective of updating the content where necessary and rearranging and revising some of the material to enhance the teaching aspects of the text.
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 AGY :: Strength in Materials
Strength in materials doesn’t just refer to the inherent strength of the high performance materials we produce everyday.
In fact, that is only a small part of the strengths we provide to our customers and to the end use markets that we serve.
The New AGY has built its strength in materials strategy around three key components, being a materials solutions provider, a strong customer focus and creating and motivating a world class team.
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 Strength of Materials Laboratory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The objective of the strength of materials lab.
is to demonstrate the basic principles in the area of strength and mechanics of materials and structural analysis to the undergraduate students through a series of experiments.
Tests such as the tension tests of a steel coupon, torsion of model circular sections and bending of a steel bar are conducted in the lab.
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Strength of materials (also known as mechanics of materials) is that branch of classical mechanics which deals with the static response of solid bodies under the action of applied forces.
A better approach is to develop some fundamental principles that govern the strength and rigidity of all solid bodies and use these principles in combination with a few experimentally determined mechanical properties of materials to predict how a body responds under the action of forces.
Assumed all along material homogeneous and isotropic, that is, mechanical properties do not vary with position and direction in material.
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 Densit A/S: Cement-based materials with Ultra-high strength and durability
DSP technology makes it possible to manufacture cement-based materials with strength and durability five to ten times greater than that for mortar and concrete.
The binding material in conventional concrete and mortar consists of cement with a relatively large amount of water and is therefore rather porous.
In Densit® materials, the use of DSP technology, with its ultra-fine powders, reduces the waster content of the binding material to an absolute minimum.
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 Strength of Materials Concept Inventory Assessment Instrument
The goal is to develop a simple inventory to measure mastery of fundamental strength of materials (SOM) concepts such as stress, strain and buckling.
Although a copy of the strength of materials inventory is not available, information about its development can be obtained by contacting either Jim Richardson, Civil Engineering Department, University of Alabama, or Jim Morgan, Civil Engineering Department, Texas AandM University.
We have given Version 3 to 60 SOM students and 60 students in follow-on courses at the beginning of the Fall semester of the 2001-02 academic year.
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 Office for the Study of Aging: Placemat Strength Training
The Placemat Strength Training Program is designed to maintain or improve muscular strength and endurance in older adults.
Muscular strength and endurance are necessary to be able to take care of personal, household, social, and daily needs and maintain independence.
The exercises are designed to improve upper and lower body strength necessary in transferring and ambulation, thereby increasing safety, decreasing falls, and increasing hip strength.
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 strength of materials — Infoplease.com
Steels for strength and machinability: two precipitation-hardenable steel alloys developed for use in aerospace applications bring......
Effect of hole diameter, hole distance from the edge, and material properties on lateral pin holding strength of medium density fiberboard......
This is changing as materials continue to improve and molders…emerges.
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 Guidelines for forming high-strength material
High-strength materials are becoming more common in stamping, especially for the aircraft and space industries.
Although all high-strength materials have their own special features and behave in their own unique ways, they also share some common characteristics and typical reactions to stretching and drawing.
Extra material outside of a finished part increases the amount of stretch that occurs in a product, and it leaves a large amount of stress-loaded material outside of the drawn part.
www.thefabricator.com /MetalsMaterials/MetalsMaterials_Article.cfm?ID=1323   (1033 words)

The ultimate compressive strength for concrete is about 20 MPa.
Recall that flexural stress is a combination of compression on the inner concave surface and tension on the outer convex surface.
Since concrete is very weak in ultimate tensile strength (only about 2 MPa), a concrete wall cannot bulge or flex very much before it cracks.
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 Strength Of Materials
The first is what type of material the object is made of, while the second is how much of this material there is.
Magic is required to increase the hardness of a material, however this is often unstable and may fade after time.
Since materials on FyrWorld have a hardness value from one to twenty, a player could roll a 1d20 to determine what or who gets damaged.
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 Strength of Materials (SOM) - Notes, Tutorials
Material Properties: Strength of Material - Simple Compression Studies, Plasticity and Adiabatic Shear Bands, Metastable Phases, Phase-Change Measurements, Rear-Surface Studies etc.
A Study on Controlled Low Strength Material - The aim of this research is to address CLSM’s engineering properties and chemical resistance.
Strength of Materials Video - Learning strengths has never been easier than with streaming video.
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