Elastic hysteresis

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Elastic hysteresis

—> the shape of your graph is called a hysteresis.

—> the area beneath the curve represents energy LOST by the material. Previously we discussed energy stored by a spring. This is now energy LOST BY in the elastic band.

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—> a force applied to the end of an elastic band by adding weights.

—> the elastic band increases in length.

—> the increase in length is called the extension.

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