Why Smaller is Stronger

1:30-2:00 pm    Add
390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Like a number of basic material properties, mechanical strength is not simply an intrinsic property of a material but can actually change depending on the size of the sample. Learn what factors determine strength in a material and why small samples are sometimes stronger than big ones.
Andrew Minor, Professor
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