# What's the difference between toughness and strength?

by bullet
Tags: stress-strain, toughness
 P: 24 what exactly do you mean with "toughness" and "strength"? assuming strength implies power, and toughness implies force: they mean $$\frac{dE}{dt}$$and $$\frac{dp}{dt}$$ respectively. i'm not sure about these assumptions, though.