elastic limit

Popular Terms
Maximum pressure (stress) that a piece of material can withstand without being permanently deformed.

Use 'elastic limit' in a Sentence

When making the perfect slingshot it is always a great idea to know and understand the elastic limit of a lot of different types of materials, so that you know exactly which one will do the job.
20 people found this helpful
He found that the elastic limit of the Silly Putty was greater than he could have imagined and he began to plan a new line with different colors and added scents.
17 people found this helpful
Because of the safety concerns of air travel and the high stress airplanes receive, the elastic limit of airplane materials must be high.
14 people found this helpful




Email Print Embed