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How to measure breaking points of different materials?

by Carpetfizz
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Carpetfizz
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Feb11-13, 04:28 PM
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Hello,
I'm working on a design for an architectural structure, and I am choosing the material for the design. Are there any resources that will tell me the breaking point for like "1-inch" of material X. I need something that can support the weight of a car.
Thanks!
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Feb12-13, 07:31 AM
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It's a little more complicated than that.

I would suggest that you have your ideas reviewed by a structural engineer.


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