Brinell number


Brinell number
noun
measure of the hardness of a material
Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized B
Etymology: after J.A.Brinell
: a number expressing Brinell hardness

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Brinell number,
a number expressing the hardness of metal, obtained by pressing a steel ball, of standard dimensions and under a given pressure, into the substance under test.

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  • Brinell number — Brinelio kietis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Brinell hardness; Brinell hardness number; Brinell number vok. Brinellhärte, f; Brinellsche Härte, f; Härtezahl nach Brinell, f rus. твёрдость Бринелля, f; твёрдость по Бринеллю, f;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Brinell number — /brəˈnɛl nʌmbə/ (say bruh nel numbuh) noun a numerical expression of Brinell hardness, found by determining the diameter of a dent made by the Brinell machine …   Australian English dictionary

  • Brinell number — noun see Brinell hardness number …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Brinell number — hardness rating expressed in kilograms per square millimeter (determined by performing a Brinell hardness test) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brinell — ● brinell nom masculin (de J. A. Brinell, nom propre) Machine servant aux essais de dureté des métaux. Essai de dureté des métaux ou alliages. Nombre caractérisant la dureté des métaux. ● brinell (synonymes) nom masculin (de J. A. Brinell, nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Brinell test — [bri nel′] n. 〚after J. A. Brinell (1849 1925), Swed engineer〛 a test for determining the relative hardness (Brinell hardness) of a metal by measuring the diameter of the indentation made when a hardened steel ball is forced into the metal under… …   Universalium

  • Brinell test — [bri nel′] n. [after J. A. Brinell (1849 1925), Swed engineer] a test for determining the relative hardness (Brinell hardness) of a metal by measuring the diameter of the indentation made when a hardened steel ball is forced into the metal under… …   English World dictionary

  • Brinell hardness number — Brinelio kietis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Brinell hardness; Brinell hardness number; Brinell number vok. Brinellhärte, f; Brinellsche Härte, f; Härtezahl nach Brinell, f rus. твёрдость Бринелля, f; твёрдость по Бринеллю, f;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Brinell hardness — Brinelio kietis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Brinell hardness; Brinell hardness number; Brinell number vok. Brinellhärte, f; Brinellsche Härte, f; Härtezahl nach Brinell, f rus. твёрдость Бринелля, f; твёрдость по Бринеллю, f;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Brinell hardness number — Metall. a rating obtained from a test (Brinell test) to determine the hardness of a metal by pressing a steel ball of a standard size into the metal using a standard force. Also called Brinell number. Abbr.: Bhn [named after J.A. Brinell (1849… …   Universalium