modulus of rupture


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modulus of rupture

A measure of the ultimate load-carrying capacity of a beam; equal to the ratio of the bending moment at rupture to the section modulus of the beam.
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Caption: Figure 4: Relationship between lab-measured wood properties and NIR-fitted wood properties, (a) density, (b) modulus of elasticity (MOE), and (c) modulus of rupture (MOR).
The modulus of rupture and modulus of elasticity of wood particle composites and pine needle/wood particle composites were higher than the pine needle composites.
Results of the room temperature mechanical characterization (modulus of rupture and elastic modulus) performed by four-point bending tests are also summarized in Table 2.
Modulus of rupture (Richards 1953; Cochrane and Aylmore 2002) is a laboratory technique used to measure the structural stability of hardsetting surface soils and the susceptibility of soils to crusting.
Rakslim features a minimum breaking strength of 700 N and a minimum modulus of rupture of 40 N/mm2, which are unprecedented for thin-size tiles in the global market.
However, RAK Slim has a breaking strength of a minimum of 700 N and the modulus of rupture is a minimum of 40 N/mmA, an indicator of this tile's great performance.
density, modulus of rupture, and Young's modulus in general were higher moving horizontally from the core toward the edge [7].
With 40 percent less weight compared with commercial pulp fiber-board, this newly developed fiberboard has a tensile strength of ~70 MPa in all directions, a modulus of rupture of ~45 MPa, and a modulus of elasticity of ~6 GPa--higher mechanical properties than commercial pulp fiberboard for packaging applications.
U.S.-based product development facilities include computer simulation, water modeling, pilot plant capabilities, high temperature testing and hot modulus of rupture testing of refractories.
The research regarding the mechanical and technological properties of these panels is in progress, but the bonding quality, the modulus of elasticity and the modulus of rupture have already been determined, and so was the withdrawal capacity of fasteners.
In a regression equation, the variables like compressive strength, modulus of rupture, toughness, deflection and energy ductility are called independent parameters.