modulus of elasticity


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modulus of elasticity

[′mäj·ə·ləs əv i‚las′tis·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The ratio of the increment of some specified form of stress to the increment of some specified form of strain, such as Young's modulus, the bulk modulus, or the shear modulus. Also known as coefficient of elasticity; elasticity modulus; elastic modulus.

modulus of elasticity

In an elastic material which has been subject to strain below its elastic limit, the ratio of the unit stress to the corresponding unit strain.
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Eagle Rock Aggregates promotes the material for its early and ultimate high strength development, low drying shrinkage, in-place concrete thermal control and modulus of elasticity qualities.
Finally, the third factor that explains the obtained displacement results was attributed to the differences between the modulus of the compressive modulus of elasticity ([E.sub.c,0]) and the tensile modulus of elasticity ([E.sub.t,0]) parallel to the grain.
Impact of Confining Pressure on Dynamic Modulus of Elasticity. Figure 10 shows the relation curve of the dynamic modulus of elasticity and confining pressure at different temperatures.
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A comparison between the mechanical properties of flexion tests from groups of femurs without osteotomy (G1 and G2) and those with rods (G3 and G4) demonstrated that the main mechanical property to be improved was the modulus of elasticity of rods.
Then, the modulus of elasticity (Ea) was computed by using following equation (Mohsenin, 1980):
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Hence, knowledge of the modulus of elasticity and hardness is important for understanding the clinical behavior of many biomaterials.
in.); d = diameter of the pipe, in this case the reactor pressure vessel's diameter, 173 in.; E = modulus of elasticity 30 x [10.sup.6] lbs./sq.