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Brittleness (Rkmlb)

Definition
Materials for which failure means sudden fracture; easily broken, snapped, or cracked. Opposite of ductile. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Plasticity (Rkml)
Narrower Terms
Embrittlement (Rkmlbe)
Fracture properties (Rkmlbf)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Creep properties (Rkmlf)
Ductility (Rkmlm)
Elastoplasticity (Rkmlq)
Rheological properties (Rkmls)
Slip resistance (Rkmlt)
Toughness (Rkmlv)
Viscoplasticity (Rkmly)