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50.
The shear modulus of a material is half of its Young's modulus. What is the value of its Poisson's ratio ?
- 1
- 0.5
Zero
0.5
Answer: Option
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Pavan said:   1 year ago
The possion ratio is not negative so the answer is zero.

Priyanka said:   3 years ago
I think A is correct.

Nitin sharma said:   7 years ago
E = 2G(1+M).

Let E = 1 then G = 1/2,
1 = 2. 1/2 (1+M),
1 = 1+M,
M = 1-1 = 0.
(1)

Dev said:   8 years ago
You are correct @Viraj.

Viraj said:   8 years ago
E = 2G (1+M).

E = Young's modulus.

G = Shear modulus.

M = Poisson's ratio.

And the answer will be -1.

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