Difference between Elastic and Plastic Deformation?


In the world of engineering there are two types of deformation, elastic and plastic. One difference between the two is that elastic deformation is able to be reversed. In contrast, plastic deformation generally can't be reversed.
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In case of elastic deformation when the applyed stress disappears, the material returns in its initial form. In case of plastic deformation a remaining shape change occurs. Until
Elastic deformation is what happens to a rubber band - it doesn't break under pressure but deforms and then returns to its original shape after the pressure is released. Plastic deformation
Elastic deformation is a change in shape of a material at
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