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black bulb thermometer

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A thermometer placed in a black globe to measure radiant energy or solar radiation; one of the three temperatures required to complete the Wet Bulb Globe Thermometer (WBGT) index.

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elastic limit

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Earth Sciences and Geography.

The point at which a material achieves its maximum elastic strain and beyond which strain is no longer linearly related to stress. Beyond the elastic limit flow or rupture induces permanent...

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strain

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Earth Sciences and Geography.

The dimensional change in the shape or volume of a body as a result of an applied stress or stresses. Strain is the ratio of the altered length, area, or volume to its original value, and...

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stress–strain curve

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

When considering the effect of forces on a material, a graphical representation of the relationship between stress and strain, where stress is the force applied to the material and strain...

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