Relation among Young's modulus, Bulk modulus and Poisson's ratio


For homogeneous isotropic materials simple relations exist between elastic constants (Young’s modulus E, bulk modulus K, and Poisson’s ratio ν) that allow calculating them all as long as two are known.

Related formulas


EYoung's modulus of elasticity (Pa)
K Bulk modulus (Pa)
νPoisson's ratio (dimensionless)