flexural modulus


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flexural modulus

[′flek·shə·rəl ′mäj·ə·ləs]
(mechanics)
A measure of the resistance of a beam of specified material and cross section to bending, equal to the product of Young's modulus for the material and the square of the radius of gyration of the beam about its neutral axis.
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The flexural modulus of lithium, potassium, and zinc are 28.6 +- 3.62 GPa, 25.8 +- 3.32 GPa, 28.3 +- 5.82 GPa respectively.
At 900[degrees]C, the flexural moduli of the alumina ceramics and sapphire decrease to approximately 46% of their value at 25[degrees]C, whereas the flexural modulus of Zr[O.sub.2] reduces to 25.414% of its value at 25[degrees]C.
Unsurprisingly, the water-soaked composites were revealed to have significantly lower flexural properties compared to the original composites (Table 2), with up to 30% reduced flexural modulus. Within the water-soaked composites series, samples containing 1 mm bamboo particles have similar flexural modulus values (ca.
The storage moduli from the DMA results at 23[degrees]C were normalized by the flexural modulus to determine the amount of error as a function of sample geometry and sample dimensions.
The flexural strength and flexural modulus of the untreated kenaf fiber, PALF and mengkuang fiber are shown in Figure 5 and Figure 6, respectively.
Specific flexural modulus of OW FV2 CT-4 FRP composite is 1.334 times, 1.192 times more than OW FV1, OW FV1 CT-7 FRP composite specimens respectively Fig.
The variations of the flexural modulus and flexural rigidity of glass fiber mat reinforced polymeric composites reinforced by various volume fractions of mineral filler, without and after subjected to a single thermal cycle at a temperature of 120[degrees]C, or 3 consecutively thermal cycles with the same parameters, were investigated.
For example, after reprocessing six times, flexural modulus for higher and lower filler composite decreased by 6% and 28%, respectively, while both flexural strengths decreased approximately 70% (Table 4).
When kenaf fibers were treated with MF resin alone, that is, at the 1/6/0 molar ratio of melamine/formaldehyde/acrylamide, the flexural modulus of the resulting kenaf--UPE composites was significantly higher than that of the control.
Turmeric Tekurpeta CT-5 Flexural strength is 1.362 times, 1.526 times and flexural modulus 4.335 times, 3.936 times higher than rice straw polyester composites [15] and Arecanut FRP composites respectively [16].
Flexural modulus ranges between 150,000 and 300,000 psi and specific gravity is 1.29 g/cc.
The company's latest addition is a materials testing system used to test tensile modulus and strength, flexural modulus and strength, compressive modulus and strength, ultimate strength, elongation at break, ductility, resilience and toughness.