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The modulus of elasticity is dimensionally equivalent to (a) Strain (b) Stress (c) Surface tension (d) Poisson’s ratio

The modulus of elasticity is dimensionally equivalent to

(a) Strain (b) Stress

(c) Surface tension (d) Poisson’s ratio

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Saurabh Kumar
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8 years ago
Stress.
Y = Stress/Strain = [Pressure]/[Dimensionless] = [Pressure]!

Young's Modulus has the same dimensions as that of pressure, which is:

[M][L]−1[T]−2

And units of pressure, which is Pascal.

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