flexural rigidity

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flexural rigidity

[′flek·shə·rəl ri′jid·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The ratio of the sideward force applied to one end of a beam to the resulting displacement of this end, when the other end is clamped.

flexural rigidity

A measure of stiffness of a structural member; the product of modulus of elasticity and moment of inertia divided by the length of the member.
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Interestingly, the longer the delay between initial injection and mold opening, the thicker the ratio of skins to foamed core and the higher the part's bending stiffness and impact strength, although there is a slight loss in tensile properties (foam pores act like notches).
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The collected lumber was tested to determine residual bending stiffness and strength.