A failure mode in which a material bends, crumbles, or warps when subjected to a compression force. Some materials, such as paper and wood, exhibit bucking due to uneven drying, shrinkage, compression, or flucuating temperature and humidity.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Knicken (Deut.); cockling; buckle
Resources and Citations
- Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- A Glossary of Paper Conservation Terms, Margaret Ellis (ed.), Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York City, 1998
- AMOL reCollections Glossary - http://amol.org.au/recollections/7/b/htmr