Some typical values of elastic constants and properties

Some typical values of elastic constants and properties

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Some typical values of elastic constants and properties
elastic constants (at room temperature and pressure)
material Young's modulus
(in 106 bars) shear modulus
(in 106 bars)
ice 0.1 0.03
shale 0.2–0.3 0.15
limestone 0.4–0.7 0.22–0.26
granite 0.3–0.6 0.2
basalt 0.7–0.9 0.3
steel 2.1 0.83
material temperature
(degrees Celsius) coefficient of viscosity
(poises)
lava (Mount Vesuvius) 1,100
1,400 28,300
250
lava (Oshima, Japan) 1,038
1,125 230,000
5,600
andesite lava 1,400 150–1,500
material compressive strength
(at room temperature and pressure, in kilobars)
shale 0.8–1.8
sandstone 0.5–2
limestone 1–2
granite 1.7–2.5
basalt 1–3.4
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