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The stress due to bending is \sigma = \frac{Mc}{I}. The strain is given by Hooke's law: \epsilon = \frac{\sigma}[E] = \frac{Mc}{EI}. I = \frac{bh^3}{12} and c = \frac{h}{2} and M = F*L. This yields \epsilon = \frac{6FL}{Ebh^2}.

I'm pretty sure in your equation the h needs to be squared.

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