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tensile strength

a measure of the ability of a material to withstand a longitudinal stress, expressed as the greatest stress that the material can stand without breaking

tensile strength

[′ten·səl ‚streŋkth]
(mechanics)
The maximum stress a material subjected to a stretching load can withstand without tearing. Also known as hot strength.

tensile strength

The resistance of a material to rupture when subject to tension; the maximum tensile stress which the material can sustain.

tensile strength

The ability of an object to resist forces tending to stretch or lengthen the object.
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Caption: FIGURE 3: The variation of (a) yield strength and (b) ultimate tensile strength with the ratio of rotation speed to welding speed.
The values of ultimate tensile strength of CFRP and OFRP under impact loading conditions were reduced by a factor of 1.1 and 1.5, respectively, as compared with that under static ones.
In addition, the ultimate tensile strength of the [Ni.sub.3][Sn.sub.4] nanowire at 700 K occurs at a strain (i.e., [[epsilon].sub.11] = 11.5%, as shown in Figure 12(b)(3)) much less than that at 300 K (i.e., [[epsilon].sub.11] = 14.5%).
From the determined value of [T.sub.d], it was obtained the reinforcement modulus of stiffness (J), considering deformations of work for the reinforcement's ultimate tensile strengths of 5% for geogrids made with PVA (polyvinyl alcohol) and 12% for a geogrid made with high strength polyester (PET).
* high fatigue resistance at room and high temperatures: fatigue strength at room temperature should constitute not less than 45% of ultimate tensile strength at room temperature, and at 400 [degrees]C--not less than 50% at the respective temperature;
We evaluated the tissue tensile strength by the variables [F.sub.max] (ultimate tensile strength), stress (ultimate tensile stress), and area under load-deformation curve (work to [F.sub.max]).
The ultimate tensile strength in board plane of the two specimen types differs by about a factor of four, i.e., 18-19 MPa for MDF versus 4-5 MPa for particle board (SP), while the failure strains differ by about a factor of two, i.e.
Standard PLI washers are designed for use under locknuts to induce an average preload of 80 percent of the yield strength in bolts ranging from 80 ksi to 260 ksi minimum ultimate tensile strength.
Comparison of statically determined tensile MOE of the lumber with stress wave MOE of the cores showed an [r.sup.2] of 0.70, but for ultimate tensile strength of the lumber taken as one large group compared with stress wave MOE, the [r.sup.2] was only 0.38.
The ultimate tensile strength of both grades are 145 KSI at room temperature and 103 KSI at 1200 deg F.
Only heat treating affects the ultimate tensile strength of a given material, and the only difference between a forging and bar stock is that the forging has been heated bright orange and been pounded into a die at the beginning of its process.
A Wright Laboratory spokesman said that alloy 7093 "exhibits greater stress corrosion resistance than 7075-T6 with no reduction in yeild, strength, ultimate tensile strength and fracture toughness."