Hookean solid

Hookean solid

[′hu̇k·ē·ən ′säl·əd]
(mechanics)
An ideal solid which obeys Hooke's law exactly for all values of stress, however large.
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They cover aspects of seismological theory, the nature of science and its methods, on continua and models, continuum mechanics; general principles and constitutive relations, Hookean solids, forward and inverse problems, and inter-theory and intra-theory relations.
Viscoelastic materials combine the behavior of Newtonian fluids and Hookean solids.