Definition of Poisson's ratio in English:
The ratio of the proportional decrease in a lateral measurement to the proportional increase in length in a sample of material that is elastically stretched.
- It will observed that the natural period is a function of the aspect ratio r and the Poisson's ratio, n.
- Most strain models assume ideal incompressible materials with a Poisson's ratio of 0.5.
- The parameters investigated are the ratio of shear modulus, ratio of shear wave velocity, the thickness of the top layer, material damping ratio and Poisson's ratio.
Definition of Poisson's ratio in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan