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Displacement gradient same as strain?

  1. Nov 17, 2015 #1
    Hi, is displacement gradient du/dx same as strain? i though it would be until someone made a comment that they are not the same thing and now I am confused.
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  3. Nov 20, 2015 #2
    Displacement gradient is the same as strain. Who made the comment and what was the context?
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