26: Elasticity and Young's Modulus
Topics covered: Elasticity and Young's Modulus. The fractional length deformation of a material (the strain) depends on the force per unit area (the stress). The stress vs. strain dependence is described conceptually, then explored empirically.
Instructor/speaker: Prof. Walter Lewin
Date recorded: November 12, 1999
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