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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The modified oil film thickness h concerning the elastic deformation, roughness, and roundness error is computed by the following equation:
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With this in mind, it is possible to assume that the stresses within the contact area - except in a very narrow pressure zone caused by the tip of the clamping element - do not significantly exceed the elastic deformation boundary, which is one of the basic assumptions of the previously proposed theoretical model.
At 20[degrees]C, either the elastic modulus of latex particles was high enough (19-21) to resist further elastic deformation by van der Waals force, or the viscosity-like modulus of elastoviscous or viscoelastic response was high enough to prevent appreciable creep under the van der Waals force, or perhaps both.
In the proposed mechanism, the thrust plate undergoes an elastic deformation due to axial loadings caused by the pressure difference between the inner and outer regions of the thrust slide-bearing, which forms a fluid wedge between the sliding surfaces.
Children often tend to twist their finger when placing the finger on the scanner, creating an elastic deformation which provides a great testing ground for our technology.
The sample was then unloaded back to five percent of the ultimate compressive strength and the value of the elastic deformation ([[epsilon].
Elastic deformation is nonpermanent deformation that occurs instantaneously after a stress is applied or released and is described by the elastic modulus.
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