Tag: elasticity

Elasticity and Hooke’s Law

Elasticity and Hooke’s Law: Elasticity: When an external force acts on a body, a change in length, volume or shape of the body takes place. On withdrawing this external force, the body regains its original length, volume or shape. This tendency of a body by virtue of which it suffers a change in shape or

Elasticity Of Solids

Elasticity Of Solids: Our universe is composed of matter and radiant energy. Matter is defined as anything which occupies space and possesses weight. We know that matter is made up of tiny particles referred to as molecules. The molecules have very small mass and, thus, cannot be seen. The molecules of different substances have different