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Specific strength: Quiz


Question 1: Materials with high specific strengths are widely used in ________ applications where weight savings are worth the higher material cost.
Nuclear technologyBiotechnologyAerospace engineeringAerospace

Question 2: For this measurement, the definition of weight is the force of ________ at the Earth's surface applying to the entire length of the material, not diminishing with height.
General relativityEquivalence principleGravitationIntroduction to general relativity

Question 3: The specific strength is a material's strength (force per unit area at failure) divided by its ________.

Question 4: Materials such as titanium, ________, magnesium and high strength steel alloys, as well as carbon fiber-epoxy or other composites are widely used in these applications for this reason.


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