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Calculating Bulk modulus

  1. Nov 14, 2015 #1
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    Hi Can any please help:

    My course work is asking for me to calculate the Bulk modulus and shear modulus for a material that has a Young's modulus of elasticity of 250GN m-2 and a Poisson's ratio of 0.32???

    Any help will be great thanks

    Simon
     
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  3. Nov 14, 2015 #2

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    Does your course work include an explanation of what Poisson's ratio represents?

    Here is a refresher:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poisson's_ratio

    There's also an article on bulk modulus:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulk_modulus
     
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