breaking load


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breaking load

[′brāk·iŋ ‚lōd]
(mechanics)
The stress which, when steadily applied to a structural member, is just sufficient to break or rupture it. Also known as ultimate load.

breaking load, failure load, fracture load, ultimate load

The load which, if placed upon a structure or test piece, is just great enough to break it.
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