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Tensile Testing (Determining Young's Modulus)

  1. Dec 6, 2011 #1
    Why is it not sensible to calculate the Young's modulus of the material (steel) when the experiments was conducted?

    But I thought it should be possible to calculate the Young's modulus after plotting the stress/strain curve. Young's modulus can be found by finding the gradient of the straight line on the curve. But what with the question? :confused:
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  3. Dec 7, 2011 #2
    Is it related to the slipping which occurs during the test?
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