Definition of yield strength in English:

yield strength

Syllabification: yield strength


(In materials that do not exhibit a well-defined yield point) the stress at which a specific amount of plastic deformation is produced, usually taken as 0.2 percent of the unstressed length.
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  • The yield strength is the stress required to produce a small-specified amount of plastic deformation.
  • It's yield strength is less than the force needed to subduct it.
  • High-strength structural carbon steels have yield strengths greater than 275 MPa and are available in various product forms.

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