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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]
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mo·du·lus

(mod'yū-lŭs)
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numerical value.
See: Type 2 diabetes
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mo·du·lus

(mod'yū-lŭs)
A coefficient expressing the magnitude of a physical property by a numerical value.
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5, b that the modulus of rigidity calculated in the linear elastic zone is 2.25 MPa for C270 and 3.08 MPa for C290(R), which shows an increase of 37% when compared to C270.
During shear tests, presence of resin in the C220(R) cork showed an increased modulus of rigidity of 1.8 times compared to the C220 cork and of 2.8 times that of C190.
Results for modulus of rigidity and planar shear strength in the plate-shear tests and five-point flexural shear strength from those tests are given in Table 2.
Plate-shear strength and effective modulus of rigidity results of all treated specimens were not significantly different as compared to untreated specimens according to results from the ANOVA.
Modulus of rigidity values of the plywood specimens treated with borax (3% and 6%), boric acid (3%), and DAP (3%) were virtually identical to that of the untreated specimens.
where L span (in.); d = depth of specimen (in.); E' = effective MOE (psi); [G.sub.LT] = modulus of rigidity (psi); E = pure MOE (psi).
(b.)MC = moisture content; SG = specific gravity; G = edgewise modulus of rigidity; E = pure edgewise modulus of elasticity; MOE = modulus of elasticity.
In order to calculate [E.sub.b], the modulus of rigidity of the material of which the rail is constructed must be known.