specific strength


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specific strength

The ultimate strength of a material divided by its density.
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Magnesium alloys offers higher strength, high thermal stability, rigidity, higher specific strength, ductility and it is light in weight compare to aluminium and steel.
While most of us may not come close to lifting half the poundage that Gawain hoists, executing powerlifting exercises suited to our specific strength levels as part of a fitness program is a step in the right direction.
This edition has an expanded chapter on the integration of biomotor abilities within the training process; an expanded chapter on methods for developing muscle strength, including manipulation of loading variables and the conversion to specific strength; updates to information on training sessions, microcycles, and macrocycles; and a more detailed explanation of speed and agility training that differentiates between individual and team sports.
Eventually, not only was my specific strength my ticket to the next level, and promotion at work; but, today, this particular talent, and my passion for it, became the seed and success for my business idea and brand.
Advanced materials are widely used in several engineering applications, involving primary and secondary structures, especially where high specific strength plays a critical factor for designers.
Suddenly, universities, even with their specific strength in their emerging philosophical tradition, shaped an entirely new environment.
Currently, aircraft engineers and materials scientists worldwide are dealing with two imperative tasks: how to reduce total aircraft weight and how to increase specific strength of aircraft materials.
Dan Trink's HIGH-INTENSITY 300 (9781450455275, $22.95) is an unusual pick for exercisers in that it encourages readers to choose workouts that will meet specific strength and conditioning goals.
Victrex Peek 90HMF40, recently qualified by Airbus, delivers up to 100x longer fatigue life and up to 20 per cent higher specific strength and stiffness than aluminium 7075-T6.
"We give each scholar a specific strength and conditioning program that is not only tailored to their sport but also to them!" Jonny Mellor, a talented middle distance runner from Irby, Wirral who is one if the athletes to be chosen for the unique Scholarsip Scheme said: "You only have to look at the work Mo Farah has done working on his strength and conditioning in America and the rewards he's had as a result.
They are used by the people working on opposite muscle groups and is generally when you are working towards specific strength goals or building bigger muscles.