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Modulus of rupture
Rupture Rup"ture (?; 135), n. [L. ruptura, fr. rumpere, ruptum to break: cf. F. rupture. See Reave, and cf. Rout a defeat.] 1. The act of breaking apart, or separating; the state of being broken asunder; as, the rupture of the skin; the rupture of a vessel or fiber; the rupture of a lutestring. --Arbuthnot. Hatch from the egg, that soon, Bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclosed Their callow young. --Milton. 2. Breach of peace or concord between individuals; open hostility or war between nations; interruption of friendly relations; as, the parties came to a rupture. He knew that policy would disincline Napoleon from a rupture with his family. --E. Everett. 3. (Med.) Hernia. See Hernia. 4. A bursting open, as of a steam boiler, in a less sudden manner than by explosion. See Explosion. Modulus of rupture. (Engin.) See under Modulus. Syn: Fracture; breach; break; burst; disruption; dissolution. See Fracture.

Meaning of Modulus from wikipedia

- Bulk modulus, a measure of compression resistance Elastic modulus, a measure of stiffness Shear modulus, a measure of elastic stiffness Young's modulus, a...
- Young's modulus E {\displaystyle E} , the Young modulus, or the modulus of elasticity in tension or compression (i.e., negative tension), is a mechanical...
- In materials science, shear modulus or modulus of rigidity, denoted by G, or sometimes S or μ, is a measure of the elastic shear stiffness of a material...
- An elastic modulus (also known as modulus of elasticity) is a quantity that measures an object or substance's resistance to being deformed elastically...
- shear modulus describes the response to shear stress, and Young's modulus describes the response to normal stress. For a fluid, only the bulk modulus is...
- There are two types of section moduli, the elastic section modulus and the plastic section modulus. The section moduli of different profiles can also be found...
- linear elastic regime) the tangent modulus is equivalent to Young's modulus. Above the proportional limit the tangent modulus varies with strain and is most...
- remainder of a division, after one number is divided by another (called the modulus of the operation). Given two positive numbers a and n, a modulo n (abbreviated...
- Dynamic modulus (sometimes complex modulus) is the ratio of stress to strain under vibratory conditions (calculated from data obtained from either free...
- In mechanics, the flexural modulus or bending modulus is an intensive property that is computed as the ratio of stress to strain in flexural deformation...