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Homework Help: Strain is equivelent to?

  1. Nov 13, 2006 #1
    The quantity "strain" expressed in terms of the fundamental quantities (mass, length, time) is equivelent to?


    isn't this dimensionless?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 13, 2006 #2
    Yes it is unitless! Strain doesn't have units -- it's the change in length per unit length.
     
  4. Nov 13, 2006 #3
    Absolutely. Use dimensional analysis if you have problems.
     
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