Hooke's law

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(physics) the principle that (within the elastic limit) the stress applied to a solid is proportional to the strain produced

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If Es is large so that the stretching deformation is small, Hooke's law works well.
This obtained pattern of straight lines intersecting at the origin--the same as that obtained by the physical test of Hooke's law mentioned above--supports the intuitive-physics law of elasticity
Considering Hooke's law for conditions of uniaxially-stretched core let's note
This is explained by Hooke's law, a principle of physics that states the force needed to extend or compress a spring by some distance is proportional to that distance.
Miss Davies had earlier argued that records showed that she had in fact been teaching Hooke's Law of Elasticity on the critical day.
Many of them work: a 1916 French Charpy testing machine pecks through a piece of modern steel as neatly as it would have done for the First World War munitions factory that bought it; a 1930s Avery fabric testing machine explains Hooke's law without using words.
In the elastic system hooke's law expressed the elastic potential energy U (x) and the displacement square is proportional, namely