reduction of area

reduction of area

[ri′dək·shən əv ′er·ē·ə]
(metallurgy)
In tensile testing, the percentage of decrease in cross-sectional area of a specimen at the point of rupture.

reduction of area

The difference between the original cross-sectional area of a test specimen before being subjected to tension and the area of its smallest cross section after rupture; expressed as a percentage of the original cross-sectional area of the specimen.
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In Ti-6242S, although the elongation and the reduction of area decline after the high temperature exposure, no decrease of tensile strength or lowering of proof stress is obtained.
The result is a reduction of area loss of less than eight percent for both technologies.
In the course of the year, the Company relinquished four tenements and reduced the size of several others involving a total reduction of area managed by Thomson from 5396 sq km in June 2012 to 3707 sq.
1, temperature courses of percentage reduction of area Z and ductility A are in Fig.
The Mayor said that these cuts (to community centres, sports facilities, bus concessions, centre for the deaf, reduction of area care and street warden staff etc) were needed to balance the books.
m], characteristics of plasticity for warm workability (percentage reduction of area Z, index of plasticity to rupture according to Kolmogorov [[lambda].
Over exploitation, pollution and changes in water quality, excessive cutting for fuel wood and fodder, solid industrial and domestic wastes and oil spills have resulted in the reduction of area under mangrove forests.
u], MPa 523 Elastic modulus E, GPa 180 Elongation [delta], % 4,6 Reduction of area [PSI], % 6,5 Dross layer Proportional limit [[sigma].
It would appear that the reduction of area coordination would be a retrograde step and not of benefit to communities.
04 percent of either phosphorus or sulfur in the steel; it should have a tensile strength of at least 55,000 psi but not more than 65,000 psi; an elastic limit of 30,000 to 31,000 pounds per square inch with an elongation of 25 percent in eight inches and 50 percent reduction of area at point of rupture .
Steels are upset-forged, utilizing wide dies with a minimum reduction of area of 5:1.

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