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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Seven-, 14- and 28-day breaks on Fusion-derived specimens recorded compressive strengths of 4,350 psi, 4,580 psi and 5,460 psi.
The cube compressive strengths of fly ash binary cement concretes are lower than that of ordinary Portland cement con-crete [9,10] and they reduced with increasing content of fly ash at all the curing ages.
Compressive strengths among different groups were compared using analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Tukey's multiple comparisons test.
Locally available sand (Ravi sand) was used to make cement mortar cube samples; furthermore at the age of 7 and 28 days, tests were taken to find out compressive strengths of samples.
According to the results, unit weight, compressive strengths and water absorption in 150, 200 and 250 doses changed with increasing diatomite contents, respectively, from 1470 kg/m3 to 2210 kg/m3, from 20.
A foamed concrete mix with a replacement level of 25% of sieved only OPA exhibited higher compressive strengths than that of the control mix.
Quasi-static and high strain rate compressive strengths for AO, A2, and A5.
In civil engineering field, it is used to replace cement as binder to improve tensile, flexural and compressive strengths of concrete.
However, honeycombs usually have varying compressive strengths in different directions.
At 800[degrees]C the relative compressive strengths were the same for concretes with and without PP fibers.
Modern plasters now offer compressive strengths from 3,000 to 10,000 psi.