elastic theory

elastic theory

[i′las·tik ′thē·ə·rē]
(mechanics)
Theory of the relations between the forces acting on a body and the resulting changes in dimensions.
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Three methods of calculating true stress in biaxial tension tests were compared, based on incompressibility assumption, linear elastic theory and inverse engineering method, respectively.
Three calculation methods were inspected in this section, based on incompressibility assumption, linear elastic theory and inverse engineering method, respectively.
At present the similarity criterion generally uses the elastic theory and dimensional analysis method.
According to elastic theory [17], the strain energy U stored in the rock slab is
Then, to assess rock materials' constitutive behaviour, firstly, the elastic behaviour of material has been presented based on Hooke's elastic theory.
Elastic theory of torsion, elastic beam and plate theories, and contact mechanics are the traditional topics.
With a linear elastic theory of stress, the tensile Young's moduli, strains, and tensile strengths at the FJ were calculated.
The analysis of the XAFS and DAFS data enabled the development of a microscopic model that describes the local atomic distortions in strained films that is based on the random cluster approximation and the Keating valence force field within the context of macroscopic elastic theory (21).
It begins with the linear elastic theory and proceeds to include the effects of large deformations and inelastic behavior.