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Im doing material science as part of my dental technology course. I've got a question, and i'm fidning it hard to tackle.If anyone can help or set me in the right direction, i would be most grateful

Wire, of diameter 0.46 mm, length 100mm.it is subjected to tensile force of 2356 N, taking it beyond its yield point.

Calculate, in mm, the elastic recovery that would occur upon removal of the tensile load

Info given: Modulas of elasticity 67 GPa

Yield Strength 698 MPa

Tensile Strength 1379 MPa

okies, i think i got it. so, to calculate elastic recovery, i can only use the elastic range, so in order to work out elastic strain, i use yield strength/modulas of elasticiy. that gives me an answer of 1.041791045 N

Then, strain = extension/original, so to work out extension, i caluclate, strain x original length, which gives me 1.041791045 x 10-3 m

So answer is 1.04 mm of elastic recovery?

So then , i do not need to calulate the cross-sectional area or the stress value?

Can somebody just check this for me please :)

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# Homework Help: Elastic recovery-can you just check if i've got it right

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