linear strain

linear strain

[′lin·ē·ər ¦strān]
(mechanics)
The ratio of the change in the length of a body to its initial length. Also known as longitudinal strain.
References in periodicals archive ?
Considering the problem of landslide from the point of view of the threat to the buildings and infrastructure, the most significant deformation indicator is linear strain, especially linear tensile strain causing damage such as fissures and cracks.
Linear strain distribution is assumed for reinforcement both in tension and compression and compressive concrete.
where [epsilon] is the linear strain tensor, p is the pressure parameter, I is the identity tensor, [lambda] and [mu] are the Lame constants, related to the Young's modulus E and the Poisson's ratio v.
In the microstretch theory, the linear strain measures are given by
The other three linear strain gauges were applied to the anterior, posterior, and inferior aspects of the femoral neck using similar templating to locate the closest respective, resultant replacement head positions.
The high-resolution MFX 500 has a rugged construction that makes it suitable for almost any linear strain measurement application.
where [epsilon] is the linear strain tensor, [sigma]' is the deviatoric Cauchy stress tensor, [[sigma].
Load testing of the CCM involved blanketing the vehicle with 280 linear strain gages-fiber optic cables generating about 3,000 channels of data-and 80 acoustic sensors that listened for fiber breaks in the composite lay-ups.
kl], an expression analogous to the generalized linear strain energy expression.
max] 79 [approximately equal to] 90 Linear strain limit, [[gamma].
It is calculated based on the assumption of linear strain distribution across the wall thickness.
If the strain is isotropic, the linear strain, [Epsilon], can be written