Strength of materials


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Strength of materials
Strength of Materials is like being an Olympian athlete, but for stuff! It’s all about figuring out how strong and tough different materials are. For example, steel is really strong and can take a lot of force before it breaks. Wood, on the other hand, isn’t as tough as steel, so it doesn’t take as much force to break it. Strength of Materials is also about understanding how materials react to pressure and force, like if something is going to bend or break when it’s under pressure. It’s like if you were to put a rubber band on your finger – it would stretch, but it won’t break. That’s because rubber is really elastic and can take a lot of pressure before it snaps. Fun fact: the strongest material in the world is called graphene. It’s a form of carbon, and it’s 200 times stronger than steel!