Rupture (engineering)


Rupture (engineering)

Rupture, or ductile rupture describes the ultimate failure of tough ductile materials loaded in tension. Rupture describes a failure mode in which, rather than cracking, the material "pulls apart", generally leaving a rough surface.

ee also

* fracture

External links

* [http://www.sv.vt.edu/classes/MSE2094_NoteBook/97ClassProj/exper/halahan/www/halahan.html Modes of Fracture from Virginia Tech Materials Science and Engineering]


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