(a)  What do you mean by modulus of rigidity?

(b)  Which of the following state of matter has the least volume elasticity: solid, liquid or gas?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 25th Jul, 2014, 08:54: AM

Expert Answer:

(a) The ratio of shearing stress to the shearing strain is called modulus of rigidity. It is denoted by η.

(b) A gaseous substance has the least volume elasticity.

Answered by  | 25th Jul, 2014, 10:54: AM