Toughness of bone

Range ~600 to 5,000 J/m^2
Organism vertebrates
Reference Brian Cotterell, Fracture and Life, Imperial College Press, 2010 p.78 bottom paragraph
Comments "Bone has quite impressive toughness, ranging from about 600 to 5,000 J/m^2, when compared with other biological materials or the advanced ceramics which can have a toughness of up to about 500J/m^2"
Entered by Uri M
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