modulus of rupture

Definition of modulus of rupture

: an ultimate strength pertaining to the failure of beams by flexure equal to the bending moment at rupture divided by the section modulus of the beam

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“Modulus of rupture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/modulus%20of%20rupture. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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