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Modulus of Rigidity

  1. Mar 27, 2008 #1
    i have a set of values for shear stress and shear strain. how do i work out the modulus of rigidity?
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  3. Mar 27, 2008 #2


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    The modulus is defined as the ratio of shear stress to shear strain in the particular direction you are referring. In an isotropic material, there will be only one value for it.
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