notch sensitivity

notch sensitivity

[′näch ‚sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē]
(metallurgy)
A measure of the reduction in strength of a metal caused by the presence of a notch.
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To investigate the influence of CPE on the notch sensitivity of the blends, different notch depth including 2.
Thus, we investigate the influence of CPE on the notch sensitivity of PVC/AMS-ABS blends.
Can also be used to minimize notch sensitivity of PCs and TP polyesters.
The Notched Izod Impact test was also used to estimate a material's notch sensitivity.
In some cases, part shape was changed slightly to address other physical characteristics such as notch sensitivity and machining issues.
Energy absorption, however measured, is made up of many complex processes involving elastic and plastic deformation, notch sensitivity, and fracture processes of crack initiation and propagation.
where q is called the notch sensitivity factor, which depends on the notch radius and the tensile strength of the material.
Because of the known notch sensitivity of composite materials, the design and fabrication of the inflator's gas-discharge nozzles became a critical issue for analysis.
The notched tests give an indication of the notch sensitivity of the material.
This difference is due to the notch sensitivity of the tensile strength of PMMA.
This phenomenon is due to the notch sensitivity of sulfone polymers.
Hence an impact modifier is invariably needed to improve the notch sensitivity.