Tensile Strength Test
Tensile strength is the largest amount of force that can be applied to an object being stretched or pulled until it breaks. Tensile strength can be a useful property of a material. For example, fishing line can be pulled hard by a large fish swimming away without breaking. Some things, however, like rubber bands, have good tensile strength but can deform or snap easily. Deformation is the change in the original size or shape of an object.
Measure the tensile strength of various materials.
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