# Category:Elasticity

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This category contains results about **Elasticity**.

Definitions specific to this category can be found in **Definitions/Elasticity**.

**Elasticity** is the property of a (usually) solid body which determines whether and how much it can return to its original shape and size after a deforming force has been removed.

The relationship between a deforming force and the resulting change of shape or size can be described using the elastic constants for the body.

## Subcategories

This category has the following 11 subcategories, out of 11 total.

### B

- Breaking Stress (empty)

### E

- Elastic Constants (empty)
- Elastic Moduli (empty)
- Elastic Region (empty)

### H

- Hooke's Law (2 P)

### P

- Perfectly Elastic (empty)
- Permanent Set (empty)
- Plastic Region (empty)

### S

### Y

- Yield Stress (empty)