breaking strength


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breaking strength

[′brāk·iŋ ‚streŋkth]
(mechanics)
The ability of a material to resist breaking or rupture from a tension force.

ultimate strength

Of a material in tension, compression, or shear: the maximum value of tension, compression, or shear, respectively, that the material can sustain without failure.
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Breaking strength (Twisted jute 2) = -0.083 x soak time + 19.088 [R.sup.2] = 0.248
The breaking strength of the anastomoses in the control group was 1.47 [+ or -] 0.32 N (mean [+ or -] SD, n = 25) and 1.52 [+ or -] 0.27 N (n = 22) in the OTR4120 group (Figure 3).
Figure 2 shows the relationship between different joint part rotations and the breaking strength when the friction time between the joint part and the resin tubes is held constant.
The corresponding figures were 37% for egg length, 31% for egg width, 16% for breaking strength and 15% for shell thickness.
Different from the results of breaking strength, an obvious decrease in elongation at break of AO-PAN after Fe[(bpy).sub.3.sup.2+] immobilization was observed in Fig.
He, "Incisional wound healing: model and analysis of wound breaking strength," Methods in Molecular Medicine, vol.
Shell breaking strength data showed that imported genotypes' eggs were more resistant to breakings.
Analysis of marginal accuracy and breaking strength disclosed a statistically significant difference for tooth preparation design (P<.001).
First, it can be observed that at cryogenic temperature, breaking strength is higher than at room temperature.
Practically indestructible, the cable reel can accommodate two workers of more than 300 pounds and has a breaking strength of 14,000 pounds.
Medcare Disposable Slings have a breaking strength of 1,650 lbs, are 100% breathable, and may be left under a resident.
Prior to 1993, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations required the aggregate breaking strength of all tie-downs to equal 1.5 times the weight of the load.