Types of body of material

There are three types of body are mainly considered in strength of material.

Types of body of material

Types of body of material

1) Elastic body
A body regains its originals dimensions when the external load acting on it is completely removed are called as elastic body.

2) Plastic body
A body which gets permanently defored under the action of load and not coming back to its original dimensions on removal of load is called as plastic body.

3) Rigid body
A body which does not undergo any change in its dimension under the action of external load as rigid body. No body is perfectly rigid.

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