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# linear elasticity

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• Linear elasticity — Continuum mechanics …   Wikipedia

• Elasticity (physics) — A material is said to be elastic if it deforms under stress (e.g., external forces), but then returns to its original shape when the stress is removed. The amount of deformation is called the strain. Modeling elasticity The elastic regime is… …   Wikipedia

• elasticity — /i la stis i tee, ee la stis /, n. 1. the state or quality of being elastic. 2. flexibility; resilience; adaptability: a statement with a great elasticity of meaning. 3. buoyancy; ability to resist or overcome depression. 4. Physics. the property …   Universalium

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• Elasticity of a function — In mathematics, elasticity of a positive differentiable function f at point x is defined as:Ef(x) = frac{x}{f(x)}f (x) = frac{d log f(x)}{d log x}It is the ratio of the incremental change of the logarithm of a function with respect to an… …   Wikipedia

• Price elasticity of demand — Not to be confused with Price elasticity of supply. PED is derived from the percentage change in quantity (%ΔQd) and percentage change in price (%ΔP). Price elasticity of demand (PED or Ed) is a measure used in economics to show the… …   Wikipedia

• Constant elasticity of substitution — In economics, Constant elasticity of substitution (CES) is a property of some production functions and utility functions. More precisely, it refers to a particular type of aggregator function which combines two or more types of consumption, or… …   Wikipedia

• Clapeyron's theorem (elasticity) — In the linear theory of elasticity Clapeyron s theorem states that the potential energy of deformation of a body, which is in equilibrium under a given load, is equal to half the work done by the external forces computed assuming these forces had …   Wikipedia

• solids, mechanics of — ▪ physics Introduction       science concerned with the stressing (stress), deformation (deformation and flow), and failure of solid materials and structures.       What, then, is a solid? Any material, fluid or solid, can support normal forces.… …   Universalium

• Hooke's law — models the properties of springs for small changes in length Prof. Walter Lewin explains Hooke s law, in …   Wikipedia

• Orthotropic material — Wood is an example of an orthotropic material. Material properties in three perpendicular directions (axial, radial, and circumferential) are different. An orthotropic material has two or three mutually orthogonal twofold axes of rotational… …   Wikipedia