Definition of 'constitutive equation'
constitutive equation in Mechanical Engineering
(kɒnstɪtutɪv ɪkweɪʒən)Word forms: (regular plural) constitutive equations
noun
(Mechanical engineering: Mechanics and dynamics)
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.
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 stressstrain relationship
in calculations. 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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Nearby words of 'constitutive equation'
 constitutionally
 constitutionist
 constitutive
 constitutive equation
 constr
 constrain
 constrainable

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