How many pounds does it take to break a human bone?
Depends on the bone. Heavy bones like the femur are extremely resistant to breaking, as is the skull. Smaller bones tend to be jointed in a way that lets them flex away from breaking forces. To actually put a number to this belongs more in the realm of the clinical laboratory, as the answer is always going to be somewhat abstract. I can take a section of femur (in the lab), deliver measured vertical force until it fractures, and all I've discovered is what would happen to someone who was attentive enough to fall in an exact vertical plane, and remain in that position as impact settled in. Not real-world at all. That said, some bones bear internal pressures of up to a ton or more. Spines bear a huge amount of shearing stress and concentrated/angualr weight.
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The number of pounds of bone in a human body depends on the age andsex of the individual. Children's bones weigh less than adults.
I can't give you a specific answer in that to do so would require the area of contact, size and weight of the cheeknone, etc., so this is more of a pathology question than fir…st aid.. I can say that a crushed cheek bone typically will not result from falling down while walking, and is more frequently seen in high velocity traumas (motor vehicle accidents, falls from more than 6' or even 10'), assault with a weapon (although it can be done with hands, it's highily unusual), or other serious crush injuries.. It's a serious enough kinetic impact injury that I'd expect it to be accompanied by whiplash and cervical damage.
15 PSI My Good Sir.
I've heard both 7 and 9 lbs of pressure is all it takes to break the human nose. It's not 100% but the general consensus seems to be less than 10 lbs of pressure
I have heard that the femur bone can take up to 1100 pounds per square inch of pressure before breaking.
This can vary depending on the age and size of the human. A baby orchild's hand will take much less weight to break it than an adulthand would.
Bout 20 pounds of steel bar
at least at a 15 mph speed
It takes 15 psi (pounds per square inch) to break both, human neck and skull.
It all depends on the thickness of the shell but you could average it out to figure it out
It depends how hard you pound. The harder you pound, the fewer times you have to do it before the femur breaks. And it also depends on how strong the femur is, and what area y…ou spread the pound over. Different peoples femurs have different strengths.