Sentence Examples with the word mechanical properties

The importance is now widely recognized of considering the mechanical properties of alloys in connexion with the freezing-point curves to which reference has already been made, but the subject is a very complicated one, and all that need be said here, is that when considered in relation to their meltingpoints the pure metals are consistently weaker than alloys.

The mechanical properties of the cycloid were investigated by Christiaan Huygens, who proved the curve to be tautochronous.

Ordinarily carbon is used as the electrode material, but when carbon comes in contact at high temperatures with any metal that is capable of forming a carbide a certain amount of combination between them is inevitable, and the carbon thus introduced impairs the mechanical properties of the ultimate metallic product.

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The mechanical properties of the curves are treated in the article MECHANIcs,where various forms are illustrated.