6.9 - is removed. ductility (reduction of area and...

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specific strength – the word specific generally refers to a property per mass (or weight) of the material. In this case it refers to the strength per unit density of a material. residual stress – stresses that remain in the material after the applied stress
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Unformatted text preview: is removed. ductility (reduction of area and elongation) brittle behavior toughness is the amount of energy that a material will absorb per unit volume before it breaks. It is the area under the stress strain curve. toughness = f d...
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2009 for the course ENGN 45 taught by Professor Wendy during the Spring '09 term at City College of San Francisco.

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