Modulus of rupture

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Related to rupture modulus: modulus of rupture in torsion
the measure of the force necessary to break a given substance across, as a beam, expressed by eighteen times the load which is required to break a bar of one inch square, supported flatwise at two points one foot apart, and loaded in the middle between the points of support.
- Rankine.
Engin.) See under Modulus.

See also: Modulus, Rupture

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