adiabatic compression


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adiabatic compression

[¦ad·ē·ə¦bad·ik kəm′presh·ən]
(thermodynamics)
A reduction in volume of a substance without heat flow, in or out.
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Typical SHPB results for PC under adiabatic compression are presented in Fig.
Using the SHPB nearly adiabatic compression tests are conducted in the intermediate strain-rate regime (ranging from 1000 to 2000 [s.
Uncooled surface air begins to form a heat load on the mine at about 2,000 m due to adiabatic compression as it descends the shaft.
1 indicate the different ways of compression: the slow and isothermal compression (1) in comparison to the fast and adiabatic compression (2).

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