The tensile strength of both soft copper and of aluminum wire is about 33,000 pounds per square inch of section.
Did you ever calculate the tensile strength of the material from which you blew the bubble?
The tensile strength of that thread is correctly adjusted to the weight of the model.
So was the gadget that reduced the tensile strength of concrete to about that of a good grade of marshmallow.
Its electrical resistance is half that of iron and its tensile strength is a third greater than the strongest steel.
Steel rods add to the tensile strength of concrete which alone has a tremendous strength under compression.
Mobile and loose, with plenty of room to play, as the particles have, neither wire nor tire loses its tensile strength.
Considering the marked saving in weight spruce has a greater percentage of tensile strength than any of the other woods.
This is not because of recklessness, or because she does not understand or appreciate the tensile strength of her rod.
Zschokke has shown that tensile strength is only one factor which must be determined in any attempt to measure plasticity.