Young's modulus

Young's modulus
noun Physics a measure of elasticity, equal to the ratio of the stress acting on a substance to the strain produced.
C19: named after the English physicist Thomas Young.

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  • Young's modulus — Modulus Mod u*lus, n.; pl. {Moduli}. [L., a small measure. See {Module}, n.] (Math., Mech., & Physics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which expresses the measure of some specified force, property, or quality, as of elasticity, strength,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Young's modulus — Young s modulus. См. Модуль Юнга. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

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  • Young's modulus — In solid mechanics, Young s modulus (E) is a measure of the stiffness of an isotropic elastic material. It is also known as the Young modulus, modulus of elasticity, elastic modulus (though Young s modulus is actually one of several elastic… …   Wikipedia

  • Young's modulus — Physics. a coefficient of elasticity of a substance, expressing the ratio between a stress that acts to change the length of a body and the fractional change in length caused by this force. [1860 65; named after Thomas YOUNG, who derived it] * *… …   Universalium

  • Young’s modulus — tampros modulis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Statmenojo įtempio ir santykinės ilginės deformacijos dalmuo, t. y. E = σ/ε; čia σ – statmenasis įtempis, ε – santykinė ilginė deformacija. atitikmenys: angl. coefficient …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Young's modulus — /jʌŋz ˈmɒdʒələs/ (say yungz mojuhluhs) noun the modulus of elasticity of a material in tension or compression, equal to the ratio of the stress applied to a wire or rod of the material to the longitudinal strain produced. {named after Thomas… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Young's modulus — noun a coefficient of elasticity applicable to the stretching of a wire • Hypernyms: ↑coefficient of elasticity, ↑modulus of elasticity, ↑elastic modulus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Young's modulus — noun The coefficient of elasticity of a solid; the rate of change of stress with strain. Syn: modulus of elasticity …   Wiktionary

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