Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Knot Tenacity

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6697

n (knot strength) The strength of a yarn specimen containing an overhand knot to measure, by comparison with the strength of the unknotted yearn, its sensitivity to compression or shearing. (Kadolph SJJ, Langford AL (2001) Textiles. Pearson Education, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA