Hook's law


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Hook's law

A law of physics stated by Robert Hook in 1676 and that defines the relationship between the stress and the strain in materials. It states that up to its elastic limits, the strain within a material is directly proportional to the amount of stress that causes the deformation.
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Most of the simplified viscoelastic models that have been developed typically describe the elastic component using Hook's law and the viscous component using Newton's viscosity as described by a dashpot.
A perfectly elastic material largely characterized by Hook's law is illustrated in Fig.
It was believed for a long time that linear correlation between stress and deformation was sufficient for product construction design (Hook's law).