testing materials# connor

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McAuley
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testing materials# connor
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2012-10-05 05:11:27
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what a stiff material means
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  1. what is the definition term brittle
    a brittle material is a substance that won't deform plastically but will suddenly snap when a force gets to a certain point
  2. what is a ductile material
    a ductile material is a material that can be drawn into wires without losing its strength
  3. what is ment by the term hard
    a hard material is very resistant to cutting indentation and abrasion (scratching)
  4. what is ment by the term malleable
    a malleable material is a substance that can change its shape but may lose its strength
  5. what is ment by a stiff material
    a stiff material has a high resistance to bending and stretching

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