Physics Unit 1 - Material Properties

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Elastic
It will return to its original shape when the stress forces are removed
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Plastic
It will not return to its original shape after stress forces have been applied
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Ductile
It can be stretched or drawn into a wire and will not return to its original shape when the stress forces are removed
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Hard
It is difficult to cut, dent, scratch or mark the material
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Soft
It deforms easily without breaking
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Brittle
Cracks or snaps with little or no plastic deformation. It will not stretch far beyond its elastic limit
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Tough
It takes a lot of energy to break
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Strong
It can withstand a great force before breaking
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Malleable
It can be pressed, bent, hammered or rolled without breaking
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Stiff
It is resistant to being bent
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Viscosity
A measure of how slowly a fluid will flow
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Card 2

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It will not return to its original shape after stress forces have been applied

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Plastic

Card 3

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It can be stretched or drawn into a wire and will not return to its original shape when the stress forces are removed

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Card 4

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It is difficult to cut, dent, scratch or mark the material

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Card 5

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It deforms easily without breaking

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