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Wood Strain

  1. May 8, 2013 #1
    How can I calculated the wood strain in compression to plot it with stress, if the data that I have is the length and several extension data. The extension data corresponds since the 0 load to the the failure. Thanks.

    Since the equation for Strain is: ΔLength/Initial Length

    In order to make a plot of strain Should I calculate the strain at each point by dividing each extension over the Initial Length?

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