specific modulus


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specific modulus

The modulus of elasticity of a material divided by its density.
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The researchers' new silicon carbide-infused magnesium demonstrated record levels of specific strength -- how much weight a material can withstand before breaking -- and specific modulus -- the material's stiffness-to-weight ratio.
The researchers' new silicon-carbide-infused magnesium demonstrated record levels of specific strength - how much weight a material can withstand before breaking - and specific modulus - the material's stiffness-to-weight ratio," according to a press release.
Also, the specific strength and specific modulus of high strength fibre composites are higher than other comparable metallic alloys.
Of all the different types of reinforcement available, natural fibers have attracted the attention of scientists because of their high specific strength and high specific modulus (properties per unit weight), low cost, and environmental friendliness.
When wood powder was used as an element, the specific modulus of rupture and modulus of elasticity values were 38.
2] dissolution foams resulted in higher values of the specific modulus for similar expansion ratios (30% increase).
The answer he provided was that the specific modulus of CMMCs is greater than gray and ductile iron and titanium the material has a high wear resistance; and the material has low coefficents of expansion and friction.
Experiments were conducted on the effects of a partial hydrolysis on the mass loss, specific modulus, and surface free energy of modified southern hardwoods, and this article reports the changes in holocellulose content of water-saturated yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.
Properties such as specific modulus, energy-to-break (specific toughness), strain-at-break, and specific strength were measured.
Modulus of elasticity values were corrected to eliminate density variation by calculating the specific modulus of elasticity (SM) for property comparisons.
Table 4 shows the power law time exponents, n, and the specific modulus, compliance and clamping force corresponding to these fitted power law models taking [t.
These composites also exhibited higher specific tensile moduli and strengths than glass fiber--reinforced sheet molding compounds' specific modulus and strength lower bounds and those calculated from specification requirements for glass fiber-reinforced sheet molding compounds.

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