Definition of elastic modulus in English:

elastic modulus

Syllabification: e·las·tic mod·u·lus


  • The ratio of the force exerted upon a substance or body to the resultant deformation.
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    • A linear statics analysis, for example, will require an elastic modulus, Poisson's ratio and perhaps a density for each material.
    • But like the body waves, surface waves give ratios of elastic moduli to density.
    • The instantaneous and equilibrium elastic moduli and the apparent viscosity of the cell were significantly decreased by hypoosmotic stress, but were unchanged by hyperosmotic stress.

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