elastic limit


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elastic limit

n
(General Physics) the greatest stress that can be applied to a material without causing permanent deformation
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The industry uses it to increase the tensile strength, toughness and elastic limit of the product.
His Sunday statement was to show that everything has reached an elastic limit that politics will never be prioritised over development," Ms Dena-Mararo said during a press briefing at State House.
It is almost impossible to pursue and successfully nurture a dream fervently in Nigerian universities and her ill-fated educational procedures, for it is clearly understood that the best comes when passion is accompanied with the elastic limit of thrive.
In general, soft metals deform elastically up to their elastic limit, beyond which they plastically deform; work hardening the material and raising the elastic limit.
The critical torsional buckling strength, [F.sub.crt], for a doubly symmetric member is limited to the elastic limit and is given by
where [f.sub.tr] is the residual tensile strength, [[epsilon].sub.t0] is the strain at the elastic limit, and [[epsilon].sub.tu] is the ultimate tensile strain at which the material can be considered as completely damaged.
The Koleos uses very high elastic limit steel for the engine frame and high-strength steel for the passenger safety cell to protect the cabin in the case of a major impact.
The strain reaches the elastic limit strain [[epsilon].sub.y] just after reaching the yield point.
The low cycle force-controlled fatigue tests are performed under tensile stress and focused in the plastic deformation stage once the elastic limit of the material has been reached.
It features a new platform that includes the use of very high elastic limit steel for the spars, side rails and cross members.
If I had been an MP I would have voted against extending bombing, and I am more sure now than I was when it was being debated because the RAF will soon be bombing targets in Libya and maybe Tunisia because of the interpretation made in the debate of a UN resolution which they want to stretch beyond its elastic limit I have two anxieties at home.
This will exceed our elastic limit and there will be a point of no return.