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Quick question on the stiffness of a material.

  1. Dec 10, 2006 #1
    Would I be correct in saying "Material stiffness - the ability of a material to resist bending when subject to compressive AND tensile forces"... especially the last bit.

    Thanks in advance.
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  3. Dec 11, 2006 #2


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    No; keep going...!
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