Poisson's Ratio — Isotropic

Enter a value for Poisson's ratio, the ratio of lateral contraction to longitudinal extension for a bar in tension. You can either type a value or right-click Function to define Poisson's ratio as a function of temperature or to assign a Parameter as appropriate.

You must enter the name of a Poisson's ratio function or a value between –0.9999 and 0.4999. The default is 0.3.

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