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Lecture10 - Chapter 6 Mechanical Properties ISSUES TO...

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Chapter 6 - 1 ISSUES TO ADDRESS... Stress and strain : What are they and why are they used instead of load and deformation? Elastic behavior: When loads are small, how much deformation occurs? What materials deform least? Plastic behavior: At what point does permanent deformation occur? What materials are most resistant to permanent deformation? Toughness and ductility : What are they and how do we measure them? Chapter 6: Mechanical Properties
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Chapter 6 - 2 Why do we care about mechanical properties of materials? An oil barge fractured in a brittle manner by crack propagation around its girth
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