modulus of rupture in bending

modulus of rupture in bending

[′mäj·ə·ləs əv ′rəp·chər in ′bend·iŋ]
(mechanics)
The maximum stress per unit area that a specimen can withstand without breaking when it is bent, as calculated from the breaking load under the assumption that the specimen is elastic until rupture takes place.
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Fortunately, in the 60's, researchers in North America had found that there is a strong correlation between the modulus of elasticity and modulus of rupture in bending.
Estimation of modulus of rupture in bending of beam containing an artificial circular hole.