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Ductility- As Measured By Tensile Testing

The ability of a material to deform plastically without fracturing, is called ductility. In the materials usually machined in our shops, ductility is measured by determining the percent of elongation and the percent reduction of area on a specimen during a tensile test. 299 more words


Resilience and materials science

The usage of the term resilience in the context of materials began in the 19th century. It was first used to describe a property of timber, before being adapted for a wide range of materials by Robert Mallet in his measure – modulus of resilience (Aslan 2010 p1). 452 more words

General Resilience