Word forms: (regular plural) constitutive equations
( Mechanical engineering : Mechanics and dynamics )
The constitutive equation for most metals is based on Hooke's law.
Constitutive equations, such as Hooke's law for linear elastic materials, describe the stress-strain relationship
A constitutive equation is an equation that describes the relationship between two physical quantities, for
example between the stress put on a material and the strain produced on it.
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