# tensile strength

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## ten·sile strength

the maximum tensile stress or load that a material is capable of sustaining; usually expressed in pounds per square inch.

## tensile strength

(ten′sĭl) [L. tensilis, stretched, tense]
The resistance of a structure to stretching or tearing along its longest axis.
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For clarity and to further illustrate the observed changes in elongation and flow stress presumably due to strain aging, both the average ultimate tensile strength and average total elongation of each tested condition are shown in Figure 6 as a function of pre-strain.
Ultimate tensile strength and tensile modulus values of neat ABS samples extruded at 400 and 1000 rpm were the same as those of as-received ABS.
The yield and ultimate tensile strength obtained from the curves and elongation rates of the alloys are shown in Figure 5.
The yield strength, ultimate tensile strength and elongation at break appear in Table 1, along with the Quality Index (Q), which represents the metallurgical quality of the alloy.
Hence, the present research work focuses on the development of mathematical models to predict the ultimate tensile strength of dissimilar FSW joints of aluminium alloys AA6351-T6 and AA5083-H111.
It has an ultimate tensile strength of 1,400-1,600 MPa, and a yield strength between 1,000 and 1,200 MPa.
At room temperature the highest values of yield strength and ultimate tensile strength on the example of deformation of single crystals of alloy JS6F are typical of orientation <111>, demonstrating a negligible area of yielding at tension.
Following irradiation, melting, and annealing, PE shows reduced toughness, elastic modulus, shear strength, and ultimate tensile strength.
The standard washer is designed for use under locknuts to induce an average preload of 80 percent of the yield strength in bolts ranging from 80 to 260 ksi minimum ultimate tensile strength.
Carbon black agglomerates with domain size larger than 6 [micro] can act as failure-initiating flaws and are responsible for the decrease in ultimate tensile strength, tearing energy, fatigue resistance, etc.
Peak stress and strain were taken as ultimate tensile strength and strain.
70, but for ultimate tensile strength of the lumber taken as one large group compared with stress wave MOE, the [r.

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