elastic deformation

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1. deformity, especially an alteration in shape or structure.
2. the process of adapting in shape or form.
elastic deformation temporary elongation of tissue when a prolonged force has been applied. See also creep.
plastic deformation permanent elongation of tissue when a prolonged nondisruptive mechanical force has been applied. See also creep.

elastic deformation,

n reversible deformation of tissue.
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In elastic deformation, the rotation matrix represents rigid body rotation of the material, which does not involve length change.
30) proposed a hybrid scheme to design an optimum fixture layout in order to reduce the maximum elastic deformation of the workpiece caused by the clamping and machining forces acting on the workpiece while machining.
For the theoretical calculations of the fluid lubrication by the oil film between the cylindrical and orbiting thrust plates, the wedge formation resulting from the elastic deformation of the cylindrical thrust plate shown in Figure 1b will be mathematically modeled as shown Figure 2.
Eckersley and Rudin (9) pointed out that whereas Brown considered only elastic deformation of particles, their deformation might be viscoelastic, like bulk polymer that lacks crosslinking.
The Deformable Objects have two basic forms of reaction before the presence of external forces: By means of elastic deformations, when the object is able to recover its original form, these forces are called internal forces and its magnitude is proportional to the level of deformation of the object, these forces will stop when the internal forces compensate the external ones giving a null total result.
The younger bone is more elastic, so greater amounts of elastic deformation can occur before the young bone fails mechanically.
In our case values of the retarded viscoelastic and viscous deformations are essential lower, than instant elastic deformation, the elastic properties prevail in high-filled systems.
Determination of mechanical work Wet of elastic deformation is made by correlating it with the surface integral [S.
It can be seen that the influence of the substrate on the universal hardness measurement of hard coatings comes from not only the plastic deformation, but also the elastic deformation of the substrate.
2], elastic deformation will occur based on the instantaneous moduli [17-23).
The working principle behind achieving dual contact of the face and taper involves utilizing the elastic deformation of the machine spindle to control the gage line accuracy.
The deformation calculation web page will allow a user to correct for elastic deformation at the point of contact between a mechanical probe and part.