flexural modulus


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flexural modulus

[′flek·shə·rəl ′mäj·ə·ləs]
(mechanics)
A measure of the resistance of a beam of specified material and cross section to bending, equal to the product of Young's modulus for the material and the square of the radius of gyration of the beam about its neutral axis.
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The storage moduli from the DMA results at 23[degrees]C were normalized by the flexural modulus to determine the amount of error as a function of sample geometry and sample dimensions.
The flexural strength and flexural modulus of the untreated kenaf fiber, PALF and mengkuang fiber are shown in Figure 5 and Figure 6, respectively.
The variations of the flexural modulus and flexural rigidity of glass fiber mat reinforced polymeric composites reinforced by various volume fractions of mineral filler, without and after subjected to a single thermal cycle at a temperature of 120[degrees]C, or 3 consecutively thermal cycles with the same parameters, were investigated.
When kenaf fibers were treated with MF resin alone, that is, at the 1/6/0 molar ratio of melamine/formaldehyde/acrylamide, the flexural modulus of the resulting kenaf--UPE composites was significantly higher than that of the control.
The tensile strength, flexural strength, tensile modulus, and flexural modulus of IPN increased with filler (kaolin) content to a maximum value at 20, 20, 25, and 20 phr, respectively, and then decreased.
The cured system has an elongation of 18%, flexural modulus of 168,300 psi to simulate high-density polyethylene, notched Izod impact strength of 2.
It also has a flexural modulus of 286 to 333 ksi and 10% to 22% elongation.
In this work, a complete and comprehensive study of density profile effect on the apparent flexural modulus of structural polymer foams is presented.
The high flexural modulus is said to enable the lower edges of the fascias to resist aerodynamic distortion or flutter that can result when the Fusion is traveling at highway speeds.
It calculates key test parameters, such as ultimate tensile strength, offset yield strength, modulus of elasticity, total elongation, modulus of rupture, flexural modulus and many more.
71 J/cm and a flexural modulus ranging from 2000 to 2400 MPa, DMX-SL 100 offers the stiffness of ABS-type resins with more than twice the impact strength, plus up to 20% elongation at break, says DSM Somos.