# Advanced Structural Analysis/Part I - Theory/General Properties of Materials/Measures/Elasticity/Tensile Testing

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## Tensile Testing[edit]

Young's modulus can be measured by tensile testing of specimens such as the one in the picture below.

Equation (1) gives

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Although, the procedure may seem perfectly straight forward at a glimpse, there are certain things that should be noted. Firstly,... **Continue here**