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How to get the elongation with modulus of elasticity as the given?

  1. Jul 31, 2008 #1
    How can I get the elongation if I'm given with only the modulus of elasticity?
    what will be the formula?

    THnx..
     
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  3. Jul 31, 2008 #2

    James R

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    Are you talking about the extension of a spring? (Hooke's law?)

    Hooke's law is [itex]F = kx[/itex]

    where F is the force applied to the spring, k is the modulus (spring constant), and x is the extension of the spring from its natural length.
     
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