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Mechanical Properties of Coatings

  • Leonid I. Tushinsky
  • Iliya Kovensky
  • Alexandr Plokhov
  • Victor Sindeyev
  • Peter Reshedko
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)


Elasticity is the ability of a coating material to resist changes in its volume or shape under mechanical stress due to increase in internal energy. The main characteristic of this property is the elasticity modulus (Young’s modulus), which describes the resistance of a coating material to deformation. Numerically it represents the ratio of applied stress increment to the ensuing increment of elastic deformation. In other words, elasticity is a measure of the stiffness of the coating material.


Thin Solid Film Impact Strength Young Modulus Elastic Characteristic Hardness Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonid I. Tushinsky
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Iliya Kovensky
    • 6
  • Alexandr Plokhov
    • 7
  • Victor Sindeyev
    • 8
  • Peter Reshedko
    • 9
  1. 1.Materials Science FacultyNovosibirsk State Technical UniversityNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Center for Problems of Modern Materials ScienceNovosibirskRussia
  3. 3.School Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  4. 4.Technical UniversityPoland
  5. 5.Pridneprovsky Academy of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureUkraine
  6. 6.Tyumen State Oil UniversityTyumenRussia
  7. 7.Materials Science FacultyNovosibirsk State Technical UniversityNovosibirskRussia
  8. 8.Novosibirsk State Technical UniversityNovosibirskRussia
  9. 9.Electromechanics FacultyNovosibirsk State Technical UniversityNovosibirskRussia

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