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Elastic recovery

by Razor
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Razor
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Jan3-08, 07:23 AM
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Hello all Im doing material science and I can understand most questions except this one,

"A 10mm diameter bar of Medium carbon steel (E=200GPa) subjected to a tensile load of 50KN, taking it beyond its yield point. Calculate the elastic recovery that would occur upon removal of tensile load. "

I have seen a question like this in the earlier forum psts but in that case they were given the yield stress and the length of the bar. Any help will be much appreciated.
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