Fracture FAQs:

Q: Is fracture the separation of an object or material into two or more pieces under the action of stress?

A: Yes.

Q: Is fracture : void formation?

A: Yes, and void coalescence , crack propagation, and failure, often resulting in a cup-and-cone shaped failure surface.

Q: Is fracture often applied to bones of living creatures?

A: Yes, or to crystalline materials, such as gemstones or metal.