Transverse strength calculator

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D = 8PL / πd3

Breaking Load (P):
Average Distance (L):


Transverse Strength of a Material (D):
What is meant by transverse strength?

A measurement of a stone bar's ability to support a load at its center while being supported at both ends. Strength of a specimen assessed in transverse bending; often referred to as breaking load and typically interchangeable with rupture modulus

D = 8PL / πd3

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