plate modulus

plate modulus

[′plāt ‚mäj·ə·ləs]
(mechanics)
The ratio of the stress component Txx in an isotropic, elastic body obeying a generalized Hooke's law to the corresponding strain component Sxx , when the strain components Syy and Szz are 0; the sum of the Poisson ratio and twice the rigidity modulus.