notch strength

notch strength

[′näch ‚streŋkth]
(metallurgy)
The ratio of maximum tensional load required to fracture a notched specimen to the original minimum cross-sectional area.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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4b), tensile strength is generally superior with the notch strength declining continually with increasing temperature.