Image icon  Stress-strain curve for structural steel

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Description: Schematic image of a stress-strain curve. 1 - Ultimate Tensile Strength; 2 - Yield Strength (elastic limit); 3 - Rupture; 4 - Strain hardening region; 5 - Necking region. A - Engineering stress (F/A0); B - True stress (F/A). This image has annotations. Move the mouse pointer over the image to see them.
Keywords: stress • strain • yield • Young's modulus • engineering stress • true stress • testing • steel • image
Categories: Science approaches > Strengthening mechanisms > Strain hardening
Materials > Metals & alloys > Carbon steels
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Elastic modulus
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Tensile strength
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Yield strength
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Ductility
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Mechanical testing
Created by: David Richfield
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Date created: 25 February 2009
Date added: 01 December 2010
Resource ID: 3247