tensile strain


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tensile strain

The elongation of a material which is subject to tension.
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Tensile strain values (elongation) are shown as positive values, while the compressive (shortening)--as negative ones.
In terms of tensile strain behavior, the same evolution can be seen.
The PLA/PHO blend containing 10 wt% PHO had enhanced tensile strain and unnotched impact strength compared to PLA, confirming that PHO acts as an impact modifier.
3C), thus suggesting that even folded fibers experience tensile strain.
Figure 4 illustrates the graph of tensile stress versus tensile strain for CFRP, KRFP and CKFRP in (a) 90[degrees] and (b) 0[degrees] unidirectional.
It is assumed that at the crack, the tensile strain approaches infinity, whereas the stress-strain relation before cracking defines the strain at a distance besides the crack.
According to Tezuka (1989), the cracks that appear in the concrete, when subjected to tensile strain, quickly concentrate the energy at its ends, causing the uncontrolled expansion of these cracks and, consequently, creating a brittle material.
Then followed exposure of the sample to tensile strain with the speed of the actuator at 0.
The fact that a phonon becomes 'soft' under tensile strain means that the system can lower its energy by distorting the atoms along the vibrational mode and transitioning to a new crystalline arrangement.