Young's modulus of spaghetti

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I am working on my extended essay in IB Physics and would like to have some experimental data. More specifically I need Young's modulus of spaghetti (Panzani -- if possible :). In case you've done a lab or some other research where you calculated this value, please send me a link (or just any other info you may have). thx
Simon
 

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JoAuSc
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dry or wet?
 
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simon.m
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:) good question.
DRY, please!
 
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PerennialII
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... came across this a while ago :

G.V. Guinea et al, Brittle failure of dry spaghetti, Engineering Failure Analysis, 11, 2004, 705-714.

... in it for durum wheat semolina, base material for spaghetti, they among other stuff do tensile tests and arrive at an elastic modulus of 5 GPa. I first picked the article since was interested about pasta fracture morphology, perhaps to improve my cooking . :biggrin:
 
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inha
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Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 095505

This might be of interest to you.
 

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