(a)  Define Young's modulus of a material.

(b)  Define Bulk modulus of a body.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 25th Jul, 2014, 08:52: AM

Expert Answer:

(a) The ratio of the tensile stress to the longitudinal strain is called Young's modulus. It is denoted by Y in honour of Thomas Young.

(b) The ratio of hydraulic stress to the corresponding hydraulic strain is defined as the bulk modulus and is denoted by K.

Answered by  | 25th Jul, 2014, 10:52: AM