elastic modulus


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elastic modulus

n
(General Physics) another name for modulus of elasticity
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Noun1.elastic modulus - (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic bodyelastic modulus - (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
modulus - (physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance
bulk modulus - the ratio of the change in pressure acting on a volume to the fractional change in volume
modulus of rigidity - the coefficient of elasticity for a shearing force
Young's modulus - a coefficient of elasticity applicable to the stretching of a wire
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The hardness is not an unique material property as it varies with the deformation itself as well as with other material properties such as yield strength or the elastic modulus.
Elastic behavior usually is defined in terms of the elastic modulus or storage modulus, G'.
Linear regression of the slope in the stress-strain plots was used to calculate the elastic modulus (stress/strain, [sigma]/[epsilon]).
This allows metalcasters to produce a casting for transportation with a different cost structure and elastic modulus to reduce fuel consumption yet maintain performance.
Currently, the elastic modulus is improved by 100 % for nanotube-reinforced materials with 5 % reinforcement loading.
Yet it has a low elastic modulus and a coefficient of friction similar to leaded bronze, which has the best lubricity in the bronze alloy family.
Predominantly higher hardness values and higher values of the elastic modulus were determined on the samples with 5 and 10 nm (Table 1).
They reduced the elastic modulus of the polymer with voids, bubbles or pores.
However, for our purposes we can focus on one small aspect: the ability to measure the elastic modulus of a material as a function of temperature.
Elastic modulus can also be determined by a dynamic mechanical analyzer (DMA) in static mode using submersion clamps.