1.7a - material properties Engineers have quantified and...

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One can qualitatively say that metals are strong and shiny. Or that polymers are ductile. But how strong? How shiny? How much deformation will a polymer experience for a certain load? These kinds of questions relate to the quantification of
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Unformatted text preview: material properties. Engineers have quantified and standardized material properties with very careful and very specific definitions. These definitions are published by professional societies such as ASM, ASTM, ASME, ANSI....
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