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Sean Linfoot
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mechanical failure
Definition
(Noun) Failure of a machine component while the machine is operating under its design constraints (design envelope).

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Mechanical failure occurs when a component no longer meets performance specifications. Mechanical failure modes can include deformation, yielding, crack initiation, excessive spalling, corrosion, etc.