yield strength


ECSS-E-ST-32C Rev. 1


maximum load or stress that a structure or material can withstand without incurring a specified permanent deformation or yield


  • NOTE The yield is usually determined by measuring the departure of the actual stress-strain diagram from an extension of the initial straight proportion. The specified value is often taken as a unit strain of 0,002.
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