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VI . 1 (double arrows). n:ss in these matenals depends on the past history ofsfi~~'s that has been applied to the material. This has many useful practical applications-in fact, most metal wires that are used in load-bearing applications are usually pre-stressed in this way in order to raise the elastic limit of the sample. ok at why it occurs. The reason is that as the applied stress is increased, the dislocations in the sample multiply. We will not discuss how this occurs (a description is given in Rosenberg if you are interested) but we can see evidence of this process in the electron microscope Fracture Work hardening images of Fig.
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Stress exceeds the breaking stress of the solid, then the crack opens up furthe~ as shown in Fig. This in turn leads to an even greater concentration of stress at the tip of the crack, and so the crack propagates through the material. All of this happens very quickly. In fact, the crack travels at close to the speed of sound-roughly 300 m S-1-S0 it appears that the fracture occurs instantaneously. 19 (a)A shallowgrooveinthe surfaceofa brittle material leads to a concentration of the stress lines at the tip of the groove.