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Classical Mechanics - Lecture 26

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Lecture 26 - Elasticity and Young's Modulus

Elasticity and Young's Modulus. The fractional length deformation of a material (the strain) depends on the force per unit area (the stress). The stress vs. strain dependence is described conceptually, then explored empirically.

Prof. Walter Lewin
8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
http://ocw.mit.edu
Date accessed: 2008-12-12
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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1. Elasticity of Metals



 

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