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Shear modulus
Common symbols
G, S
SI unit pascal
Derivations from
other quantities
G = τ / γ G = E / 2(1+n)

Shear modulus is a measure of the amount of force that will shear or twist an object. It is normally the letter G. It is the measure of the force needed to shear an object that is attached to a solid object. It can also measure the amount of force needed to twist an object.

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