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12:16 Aug 2, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Dehnung (Verhaeltniszahl), relative Verlaengerung in x-Richtung
****in the area of mechanics (Elastizitaetslehre)****
also searched:
Querkontraktion, Mohrscher Kreis,
Spannung, Stauchung, Schubverformung, Flaechenmoment, Elastizitaetslehre
Marcus Lemke
English translation:See below
Explanation:
First of all, based on my German-English "Wörterbuch technischer Begriffe mit 6500 Definitionen nach DIN" (a mouthful in itself), "Dehnung" is "the elongation at any moment during the test and is based on the original gauge length of the specimen." The general equivalent is "strain," though the same dictionary notes that "Dehnung" with plastic films and foils or sheeting is "stress" and related to the "change in length between gauge marks related to the initial length between gauge marks." For metallic materials, the equivalent is "percentage elongation," while "stretch" is used for paper and board.

Depending on your exact context, here, i.e. the materials, I would say something like "Strain (expressed as a ratio), is the relative elongation/change in length along the x-axis" [if thats what the x here is].
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Cami Townsend
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Explanation:
First of all, based on my German-English "Wörterbuch technischer Begriffe mit 6500 Definitionen nach DIN" (a mouthful in itself), "Dehnung" is "the elongation at any moment during the test and is based on the original gauge length of the specimen." The general equivalent is "strain," though the same dictionary notes that "Dehnung" with plastic films and foils or sheeting is "stress" and related to the "change in length between gauge marks related to the initial length between gauge marks." For metallic materials, the equivalent is "percentage elongation," while "stretch" is used for paper and board.

Depending on your exact context, here, i.e. the materials, I would say something like "Strain (expressed as a ratio), is the relative elongation/change in length along the x-axis" [if thats what the x here is].

Cami Townsend
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thanks a lot, but i am searching for the other terms as well
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