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strain en·er·gy

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  1. strain energy(Noun)

    The potential energy stored in a body due to elastic deformation


  1. Strain energy

    In a molecule, strain energy is released when the constituent atoms are allowed to rearrange themselves in a chemical reaction or a change of chemical conformation in a way that: ⁕angle strain, ⁕torsional strain, ⁕ring strain and/or steric strain, ⁕Allylic strain, and ⁕pentane interference are reduced. The external work done on an elastic member in causing it to distort from its unstressed state is transformed into strain energy which is a form of potential energy. The strain energy in the form of elastic deformation is mostly recoverable in the form of mechanical work. For example, the heat of combustion of cyclopropane is higher than that of propane for each additional CH2 unit. Compounds with unusually large strain energy include tetrahedranes, propellanes, cubanes, fenestranes and cyclophanes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strain energy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strain energy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • الطاقة سلالةArabic
  • energía de deformaciónSpanish
  • l'énergie de déformationFrench
  • तनाव ऊर्जाHindi
  • industria iactabanturLatin
  • کشیدگی توانائیUrdu
  • 应变能Chinese

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