Physics Unit 1 - Material properties

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What is the definition of density?
The mass per unit volume
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What term best describes a material which absorbs large amounts of energy up until fracture?
Tough
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What is the elastic limit?
The point at which a material stops behaving elastically
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Which term best describes a material which deforms elastically until fracture, and exhibits no plastic deformation?
Brittle
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What is the definition of ductile?
A material which undergoes plastic deformation under tensile forces, it can be drawn into wires
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If a material is elastic, will it return to its original dimension once the applied force is removed?
Yes
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If a material is plastic, will it return to its original dimension once the applied force is removed?
No
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What terms best describes a material which can be hammered into shape and undergoes plastic deformation under compressive forces?
Malleable
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What is the definition of stiffness?
The force per unit extension
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What is the ultimate tensile strength?
The maximum stress and material can withstand
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What is the elastic limit?

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Which term best describes a material which deforms elastically until fracture, and exhibits no plastic deformation?

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What is the definition of ductile?

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