Chapter 6 – Mechanical Properties

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Chapter 6 – Mechanical Properties of Metals ~key mechanical design properties are stiffness, strength, hardness, ductility, and toughness 6.2 Concepts of Stress and Strain Tension Tests Engineering stress σ = F/A o (MPa) Engineering Strain ε = L/L o Plastic means permanent Initial -> small load – bonds stretch and planes shear -> Unload – planes still
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Unformatted text preview: sheared Tensile Stress - perpendicular to the face (Force/Area) Shear stress parallel to the face Strain is always dimensionless Hookes Law - Poissons Ratio...
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