Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bending Modulus

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1186

n Maximum stress per unit area that a specimen can withstand without breaking when bent. For fibers, the stress per unit of linear fiber weight required to produce a specified deflection of a fiber.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA