Material Mechanical: A set of mechanical material properties normally used for structural analysis purpose. It contains all properties which are independent of the actual material type.

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DynamicViscosity P_SINGLEVALUE / IfcDynamicViscosityMeasure
Dynamic ViscosityA measure of the viscous resistance of the material.
YoungModulus P_SINGLEVALUE / IfcModulusOfElasticityMeasure
Young ModulusA measure of the Young's modulus of elasticity of the material.
ShearModulus P_SINGLEVALUE / IfcModulusOfElasticityMeasure
Shear ModulusA measure of the shear modulus of elasticity of the material.
PoissonRatio P_SINGLEVALUE / IfcPositiveRatioMeasure
Poisson RatioA measure of the lateral deformations in the elastic range.
ThermalExpansionCoefficient P_SINGLEVALUE / IfcThermalExpansionCoefficientMeasure
Thermal Expansion CoefficientA measure of the expansion coefficient for warming up the material about one Kelvin.

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