# strain energy

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## strain energy

[′strān ‚en·ər·jē]
(mechanics)
The potential energy stored in a body by virtue of an elastic deformation, equal to the work that must be done to produce this deformation.
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## strain energy

The work which is done in deforming a body.
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The nonlinear elastic function can be derived from strain energy density function [33-35].
The mathematical and the statistical approaches are the Cornell-McGuire approach, the cumulative frequency-magnitude distribution, cumulative strain energy release, part process statistics and others methods.
(2018) researched the evolution of energy stored in the composite coal-rock structure and coal fragments' burst characteristics through the lateral pressure unloading numerical tests, and they concluded that the accumulated strain energy in the coal was greater than that in roof and floor.
A rough rule-of-thumb is to assume that if esthetics deformation carried out on temperature lesser to its one-half M.P it corresponds to cold functioning Mainly the energy depleted in cold work appears in the form of heat but a fixed fraction is stored in the metals as strain energy related with a variety of lattice defects, dislocations, vacancies, formed by the deformation.
In this situation, dynamic rock failure will be induced, triggering the release of elastic strain energy. Therefore, Rockburst occur.
For each specimen, three major factors , including energy dissipation ([E.sub.h]), elastic strain energy ([E.sub.e]), and equivalent viscous damping ratio ([[xi].sub.eq]), were calculated for each hysteric loop with MATLAB.
In 1948, Rivlin put forward the strain energy function model to the isotropic hyperelastic materials .
The total strain energy of the BFML panel consists of bending and membrane energy.
In Section 4, the strain energy and kinetic energy of the unit are studied.
Then, this paper details a physics-of-failure approach to calculate failure cycle numbers by fatigue model based on strain energy density, which describes crack initiation and propagation.

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