modulus of resilience


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Related to modulus of resilience: modulus of toughness, proof resilience

modulus of resilience

[′mäj·ə·ləs əv ri′zil·yəns]
(mechanics)
The maximum mechanical energy stored per unit volume of material when it is stressed to its elastic limit.

modulus of resilience

The amount of elastic energy absorbed by a unit volume of a material when it is loaded to its elastic limit in tension.
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