rupture modulus

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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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FIGURE 4: Average values of the rupture modulus (MOR) and elasticity modulus (MOE) in static bending.