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When comparing the longitudinal and torsional vibration methods, the flexural vibration method is advantageous because the Young's modulus and shear modulus can be determined simultaneously and are easily obtained.
The physical interpretation of (13) is simply that we have #([P.sub.V]) number of choices to pick a prime number from as the modulus for the multiplication and the subsequent reduction.
There is also a relationship between the material modulus and its thickness profile'(and not centre thickness).
Astellas will retain certain rights including a priority negotiation right for a certain period of time on clinical candidate compounds identified through Modulus' research based on the provided data.
In other words, at room temperature the elastic modulus and the complex modulus for most materials agree to within one part in 5000 and therefore can be used interchangeably.
With the precipitation of pyrolysis products, oil shale gradually becomes porous, which causes its physical and mechanical parameters (such as the elastic modulus) to change.
The storage modulus is associated with the ability of the material to store energy (the elastic response), while the loss modulus represents the ability to dissipate energy (the viscous response).
Therefore, the present study was focused on bending stress, modulus of elasticity in bending, shear stress and specific shearing energy of three different sections of stalks of 10 different maize cultivars.
The two standard NDE methods for evaluation of dynamic elastic modulus have advantages and limitations.
It is known that most soft tissues exhibit significant strain hardening and elastic modulus of tissue can no longer be considered constant at large deformation [14].