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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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