Hooke law


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Hooke law

(huk),
the stress applied to stretch or compress a body is proportional to the strain, or change in length thus produced, so long as the limit of elasticity of the body is not exceeded.

Hooke law

(huk law)
The stress applied to stretch or compress a body is proportional to the strain, or change in length thus produced, so long as the limit of elasticity of the body is not exceeded.

Hooke law

(huk)
The stress used to stretch or compress a body is proportional to the strain as long as the elastic limits of the body have not been exceeded.

Hooke,

Robert, English experimental physicist, 1635-1703.
hookean behavior - the behavior of a perfectly elastic body.
Hooke law - the stress applied to stretch or compress a body is proportional to the strain, or change in length thus produced.