Definition of Elastic energy

1. Noun. Potential energy that is stored when a body is deformed (as in a coiled spring).

Exact synonyms: Elastic Potential Energy
Generic synonyms: P.e., Potential Energy



Definition of Elastic energy

1. Noun. (physics) The potential energy stored in a system when it is distorted or deformed; the classic example is that of a coiled spring ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elastic Energy

elastance
elastance unit
elastane
elastase
elastases
elastic
elastic artery
elastic band
elastic band fixation
elastic bandage
elastic bands
elastic bougie
elastic cartilage
elastic cone
elastic device
elastic energy (current term)
elastic fibres
elastic lamella
elastic layers of arteries
elastic layers of cornea
elastic ligature
elastic limit
elastic membrane
elastic modulus
elastic potential energy
elastic skin
elastic tissue
elastica
elastical
elastically

Literary usage of Elastic energy

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1. Strength of Materials by James Ellsworth Boyd (1917)
"This elastic energy is called the resilience of the material. ... The total elastic energy in a body, all parts of which are subjected to a unit stress s, ..."

2. Applied Mechanics: An Elementary General Introduction to the Theory of by James Henry Cotterill (1895)
"elastic energy of a Solid. — If a cube of side unity be under the action of normal stresses pv p3, pv on its faces the elastic energy will evidently be ev ..."

3. Applied Mechanics: An Elementary General Introduction to the Theory of by James Henry Cotterill (1906)
"elastic energy of a Solid. — If a cube of side unity be under the action of normal stresses pv p2, ps on its faces the elastic energy will evidently be ev ..."

4. Matter, Energy, Force, and Work: A Plain Presentation of Fundamental by Silas Whitcomb Holman (1898)
"It involves the transference of the elastic energy of the gas into elastic energy in the body against which it presses, and the transference of this elastic ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1893)
"When the system comes to rest an equilibrium is maintained between the gravitational energy, tending to pull the ball downward, and the elastic energy of ..."

6. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1899)
"A spring buffer apparatus is described by which the kinetic energy of a body may be stored indefinitely as elastic energy, and afterwards imparted to other ..."

7. Modern Engineering Practice: A Reference Library by American School (Chicago, Ill.) (1906)
"When the original position has been reached, this elastic energy has been re- transformed into energy of inertia which carries the string past the original ..."

8. Cyclopedia of Applied Electricity: Practical Guide for Electricians by American School of Correspondence, American School (Chicago, Ill.) (1905)
"When the original position has been reached, this elastic energy has been re- transformed into energy of inertia which carries the string past the original ..."

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