compressive strength

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com·pres·sive strength

tensile strength, except that the stress is in compression.

com·pres·sive strength

(kŏm-presiv strength)
Ability of a material to resist stress under compression.
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Table 3 shows the reduction in compressive strengths relative to the 0% PP samples at room temperature.
Concrete tested from failed structures in Haiti, observed Georgia Tech Professor Kimberly Kurtis, had an average compressive strength of 1,300 psi, versus the minimum 3,000 psi in U.
Properties to be tested are compressive strength, water absorption and porosity.
It was observed that the compressive strength of epoxy resin is enhanced with the addition of alumina nanoparticles.
The design compressive strength for the CCFT column is getting higher than that for the H-shaped column as the effective length becomes longer while the design compressive strengths of them without consideration of a length effect is almost same.
The technique presented in this paper uses small-diameter cores to evaluate the compressive strength of the wood along the fibers.
Comments are later made about the predicted compressive strengths from the modified splitting tests as shown in Figure 2 and the conventional compressive strengths tests.
All-purpose concrete patching compounds with excellent addhesion to a variety of substrates; they achieve compressive strengths of 8000-9000 psi.
Brown, Setting reactions and compressive strengths of calcium phosphate cements, J.
As a result, bond consumption was reduced significantly to permit green compressive strengths to return to acceptable levels.
MDF cements have high compressive strengths, and their flexural properties are remarkable.