failing load

failing load

The quantum of load whose application will just result in the failure of a component.
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The data of various parameters, dry testing failing load (DTFL), boiling water resistance failing load (BWRFL), and mycological testing failing load (MTFL), were subjected to analysis of variance (ANOVA) for 5, 8, and 11 percent alkali concentrations.
Similarly, the average failing load for the 16-inch back frames with two yellow-poplar stretchers was 221 pounds with an expected load of 332 pounds for three stretchers, and an expected load of 664 pounds for a complete chair.
- Comparison of estimated and failing load values in front to back load tests.