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modulus of elasticity

n
(General Physics) the ratio of the stress applied to a body or substance to the resulting strain within the elastic limit. Also called: elastic modulus See also Young's modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity
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Noun1.modulus of elasticity - (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic bodymodulus of elasticity - (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
Translations
modulo di elasticità
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It was stated that as the filler content increases, the modulus of elasticity grows respectively.
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Only the dominant mechanical parameters are dealt with here, which are the compressive strength, the modulus of elasticity and the creep coefficient.
RCC properties and typical relationships among compressive strength, tensile strength, modulus of rupture, and modulus of elasticity are similar to those of conventional hydraulic cement concrete.
Cumulative frequency diagram for modulus of elasticity of southern pine crossarms adjusted to 16 percent moisture content.
Figures 9 and 10 present variations of modulus of elasticity and Vickers microhardness of BHA, 5BHA, and 10BHA ceramic samples with respect to sintering temperature.
The tensile strength and modulus of elasticity of irradiated neat CS and CS/CC biocomposite films is drastically increased as compared to un-irradiated biocomposite films.
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From the test results it is found that modulus of elasticity (Ec) of the concrete is reduced with the increase of contents of ceramic waste as fine aggregate.