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Fracture properties (Rkmlbf)

Definition
A measure of the ability of a structural material or element to absorb energy without fracture. It is generally determined by the Charpy V-notch test. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Fracture strength
Fracture toughness
Broader Term
Brittleness (Rkmlb)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Embrittlement (Rkmlbe)