modulus of elasticity


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modulus of elasticity

[′mäj·ə·ləs əv i‚las′tis·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The ratio of the increment of some specified form of stress to the increment of some specified form of strain, such as Young's modulus, the bulk modulus, or the shear modulus. Also known as coefficient of elasticity; elasticity modulus; elastic modulus.

modulus of elasticity

In an elastic material which has been subject to strain below its elastic limit, the ratio of the unit stress to the corresponding unit strain.
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Moreover, the modulus of elasticity assessment was performed by considering only the linear part of the stress--strain diagram, which is a nonadequate condition for the purposes of the present study because damage to the tree should occur only after exceeding the elastic regime.
With this test the modulus of elasticity as well as the bending strength was measured.
Even the modulus of elasticity is not compromised; the wood remains just as resistant to strain as before the fungal treatment - an important criterion for violin making.
There were observed changes in crystallization of the specimens when they were stored for a long time at higher humidity (RH higher than 64%) that is usually followed by an increase of modulus of elasticity.
From past experience, we have learned that in high strength concrete the value determined using ACI expression for modulus of elasticity can be exceeded.
d]-Modulus of elasticity E coordinates, the different values of modulus of elasticity needed for the standard curve being provided by standard plates with precise values of the modulus of elasticity.
b] of masonry units has manifested a significant influence of moisture on the compressive strength and modulus of elasticity of porous building materials.
Changes were observed, such as a significant decrease in the tensile strength and modulus of elasticity of the treated polyethylene samples.
Additionally, with a modulus of elasticity measuring 0.
The aim of this in vitro pilot study, therefore, was to evaluate the effect of NSCH on the hardness and modulus of elasticity of human dentine from extracted human permanent teeth.
The concept of a cable equivalent modulus of elasticity was first introduced by Ernst [1].