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Elastic Modulus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Elastic Modulus
Tree Number(s)
G01.374.590.605
Unique ID
D055119
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055119
Scope Note
Numerical expression indicating the measure of stiffness in a material. It is defined by the ratio of stress in a unit area of substance to the resulting deformation (strain). This allows the behavior of a material under load (such as bone) to be calculated.
Entry Term(s)
Modulus of Elasticity
Young Modulus
Young's Modulus
Previous Indexing
Elasticity (1965-2008)
See Also
Elasticity
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Elastic Modulus Preferred
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