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mo·du·lus

(moj'yū-lŭs, mod'yū-),
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numeric value.
[L. dim. of modus, a measure, quantity]

mo·du·lus

(mod'yū-lŭs)
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numerical value.
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mo·du·lus

(mod'yū-lŭs)
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numerical value.

modulus

(moj´ələs),
n a constant that numerically indicates the amount in which a certain property is possessed by any object.
modulus of elasticity,
n See elasticity, modulus of.
modulus of resilience,
n See resilience, modulus of.
modulus of rigidity,
n See rigidity.
modulus, Young's,
n.pr See elasticity, modulus of.
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In this study, the influence of specimen configuration and analysis method on the values of the Young's modulus and shear modulus of solid wood and wood-based materials was investigated.
The same changes in modulus that can be brought about by increases in temperature can also be simulated by increasing the time scale of the measurement process without changing the temperature.
k] are Young's modulus and Poisson's ratio of the materials, respectively, [h.
A general model that can quantify the effects of confinement on the soil modulus is attributed to Kondner (Briaud and Seo 2003).
Modulus development was also monitored for polyurethane foams from synthetic polyol voranol for comparative purposes.
Vasilos, Effect of Grain Size and Porosity on the Transverse Bend Strength and Elastic Modulus of Hot Pressed Alumina and Magnesia, J.
The results are consistent with the results obtained from the loss modulus curves shown in Figures 2, 3, and 4.
Thus, relatively large indentation forces and depths are normally applied to a reference material that either has a high modulus or exhibits significant plastic deformation, i.
When the size of the silica is 14 nm, a small amount of silica could increase by several times the modulus of the nanocomposites.
Developing a calculation that could convert the solidification times in the casting to equivalent modulus values would allow direct comparison of a riser with the casting, since a modulus value for a riser generally can be calculated easily.
By use of torsion rectangular geometry (ASTM 4065, Project X-10-157), important thermomechanical characteristics can be generated: modulus as a function of temperature; indications of maximum use temperature; trends for predicting creep and impact behavior; and any of the material's thermal transitions.
Modulus Video today announced that it has opened a new office in Tokyo, Japan to support growing demand from satellite, telecommunications and cable service providers for MPEG-4 AVC video encoding systems.