ASTM-E111 › Standard Test Method for Young’s Modulus, Tangent Modulus, and Chord Modulus
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of Young's modulus, tangent modulus, and chord modulus of structural materials, see . This test method is limited to materials in which and to temperatures and stresses at which creep is negligible compared to the strain produced immediately upon loading and to elastic behavior.
FIG. 1 Stress-Strain Diagrams Showing Straight Lines Corresponding to (a) Young’s Modulus, (b) Tangent Modulus, and (c) Chord Modulus
1.2 Because of experimental problems associated with the establishment of the origin of the stress-strain curve described in , the determination of the initial tangent modulus (that is, the slope of the stress-strain curve at the origin) and the secant modulus are outside the scope of this test method.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
chord modulus; stress-strain diagram; tangent modulus; Young’s modulus;; ICS Number Code 77.040.10 (Mechanical testing of metals)
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July 15, 2017