Shear modulus

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Shear modulus
Common seembols
SI unit pascal
Derivations frae
other quantities
G = τ / γ

In materials science, shear modulus or modulus o reegidity, denoted by G, or whiles S or μ, is defined as the ratio o shear stress tae the shear streen:[1]


= shear stress
is the force that acts
is the aurie on that the force acts
= shear streen. In ingineerin , ensewhaur
is the transverse displacement
is the ineetial lenth

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. IUPAC, Compendium o Chemical Terminology, 2nt ed. (the "Gold Book") (1997). Online corrected version:  (2006–) "shear modulus, G".