incompressibility


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incompressibility

[¦in·kəm‚pres·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
Quality of a substance which maintains its original volume under increased pressure.
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Figure 15 presents the biaxial tension true stress-strain curves of one thermoplastic polymer calculated with incompressibility assumption and actual thickness change respectively.
He reasoned that the jump in velocity could be explained by a drop in density, a jump in incompressibility, or a jump in rigidity across the outerinner core boundary.
The physical examination and the determination of the ABI in patients with diabetes is confounded by the increased prevalence of medial arterial wall calcification, which leads to incompressibility of ankle arteries and falsely elevated ankle systolic pressures.
If one encodes every move of Shellsort cheaply, and if the algorithm does not make a certain number of moves, then one obtains a too short encoding of the random permutation-- contradicting the incompressibility of it.
I can feel the warmth of the sun on the silver casing, my own fingers seem to burn from its touch as I hold it and observe the incompressibility of mother's thoughts.
This problem is challenging due to the hardness discontinuity and the cube's near incompressibility.
The incompressibility of each boundary component [[Delta].
The functioning of this system relies on the incompressibility of the hydraulic fluid - in this case the water vascular fluid.
The process modeling was done by an application of the finite element method based on the Lagrangian formulation and assuming both the membrane theory and the incompressibility of the composite material.
DeJong's model in Equation (3) is also a derivation from Wright's original function, which includes an incompressibility factor.
For such flows, the constraint of incompressibility is automatically satisfied.