elastic energy

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Noun1.elastic energy - potential energy that is stored when a body is deformed (as in a coiled spring)
P.E., potential energy - the mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its position; stored energy
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13) The SSC involves active stretching and shortening of the muscle-tendon unit as a whole, thereby storing and re-utilizing elastic energy to enhance concentric performance.
3D], studied the evolution law of mining stress, elastic energy distribution characteristics and fault activation pattern when the working face headed towards the normal fault.
Based on the elastic energy absorbing the excitation forces and so prevent the passage of energy to the sensitive parts of the system;
The standard phase-field model is combined with the microelasticity theory that allows us to express the elastic energy as a function of composition and order parameters [37].
When a strain or deformation is exerted on an elastic material, elastic energy is stored and when the deformation is released, the material bounces back to its original shape like a rubber band.
Among the mechanical factors, changes in the muscle-tendon unit viscoelasticity may promote better reuse of elastic energy during the muscle stretch-shortening cycle, which increases the work capacity of a given muscle group (12,19).
The coating has a high level of stored elastic energy due to a high stress level.
They have also been implicated in elastic energy storage during certain patterns of respiration and especially during "hyper-inflation" (expansion of the mantle beyond the resting state) immediately preceding the powerful escape jet (9).
When the force of the spring reaches the static friction, the slider moves and then stops after releasing elastic energy stored in the spring.
In the Twisting Model, energy for throwing/hitting can be described as elastic energy, such as compressing a spring.
In describing the movement frame-by-frame from the high-speed film, Hessel said the salamander bends its body, then rapidly pushes that bend-a "C" shape, down through the torso-and this movement can "create a lot of elastic energy.