Blood Pressure, Dr. D. Penney




Table 01. Young's modulus for various materials.

Substance

Y (dynes / cm2)

rubber 40,000,000
steel 2,000,000,000,000
endothelium negligible
smooth muscle 6,000 - 10,000
elastin fibers 3,000,000
collagen fibers 1,000,000,000





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