fracture

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Synonyms for fracture

Synonyms for fracture

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for fracture

(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the act of cracking something

violate or abuse

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interrupt, break, or destroy

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break into pieces

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become fractured

break (a bone)

fracture a bone of

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At the highest dispersant levels, crazing increases and ligament width decreases to the point that limited plastic deformation is followed by brittle failure at lower tensile strengths.
Despite the obvious brittle failure of the component, catastrophic failure which causes a pre-mature sudden drop in load did not take place.
Fracture parameters used in experiments are given brittle failure conditions with initial velocity.
They observed that the presence of a higher steel reinforcement may not allow the complete yielding of the primary reinforcement and it results in a brittle failure due to the crushing of the compressed regions.
Table 1 presents ISO 10328 criteria at different anthropometric population weight percentiles for both ductile and brittle failure modes.
Standard QC tests on polymers to meet mandatory test requirements--for example, to ensure against brittle failure of key parts such as those that could compromise supplementary safety systems or cause injury to occupants.
For a longitudinal crack, a brittle failure occurs when the SF is equal or less than one.
In this environment, a more ductile alloy under the given repeated shock load should increase the lifetime of brittle failure modes, such as pad craters.
The maximum stress that has been induced though is less than the permissible limit; it has been observed that these Pandrol clips are mostly facing brittle failure at the same spot.
use a yield criterion developed for incompressible viscous layers and show how it can be manipulated to produce effects similar to those of the Mohr-Coulomb criterion used in brittle failure models.
That research indicated that a less brittle failure mode may be achieved with DRDC since the load is transferred over the bearing areas of the two staggered dovetails, dispersing the stress concentrations.
It is ductile, and so is less prone to brittle failure than are other types of glass-reinforced material, according to GE.
The intergranular fracture indicated a brittle failure mode and that the material had become embrittled.
Effects like crack propagation or brittle failure can then be studied, which would be impossible on models used for standard crash simulations.