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## What does initial modulus mean?

Young’s modulus or the initial modulus (IM) is **a measure of the amount of deformation that is caused by a small stress**. Materials with a high modulus, often called stiff or hard materials, deform or deflect very little in the presence of a stress.

## What is tenacity of yarn?

Tenacity. The term generally used in yarn manufacture and textile engineering to denote the strength of a yarn or of a filament of a given size. Numerically it is **the grams of breaking force per denier unit of yarn or filament size**; grams per denier, gpd.

## What does high Youngs modulus mean?

Young’s modulus is defined as the **ratio of stress below the proportional limit to the corresponding strain**. It is a measure of the rigidity or stiffness of a material. … The greater the modulus, the stiffer the material; in other words, the elastic strain resulting from the application of a given stress is smaller.

## Does cotton have high or low modulus?

According to the literature, the intrinsic Young’s modulus of cotton fibers is found between 5 and 13 GPa, however, this value seems **too low** compared with the values obtained for other strands [11,12,23,24,25,26,27,28].

## What is modulus in textile?

Modulus as a general term means **the slope of the force-elongation curve** and it is a measure of the stiffness of the material, that is its resistance to extension. The higher the modulus of a material, the less it extends for a given force.

## What is denier formula?

Denier means yarn grams per 9000m, So, Denier=8/100*9000=720D. When weave this yarn into 1m*1m square fabric, lets calculate what’s the weight will be per square meter (gsm). **GSM=D/9000m*1000mm/2.54mm*2**.

## What is strength of yarn?

Strength of yarn: This is one of the most important factor which influence yarn breakages. It is **the force in gms weight or pound required to break the yarn**. … The factor of elongation plays a very critical role in reduction of the yarn breakages. The elongation depends upon the length of the fiber and also on T.P.I.

## What is stiffness modulus?

3 Stiffness Modulus. The stiffness modulus of bituminous mixtures is **fundamental to the analysis of the stress**–strain response of pavement under traffic loading. It can be measured using various methods such as the resilient modulus test, indirect tensile test and uniaxial direct tensile test.