Bulk Modulus

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bulk modulus

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bulk Modulus


the ratio of the value of uniform pressure to the value of the relative volume compression caused by this pressure.

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