Bulk Modulus


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Related to Bulk Modulus: Poisson's ratio, Young's modulus, Shear modulus

bulk modulus

[¦bəlk ′mäj·ə·ləs]

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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2, a factor more than twice that of the estimated ratio in bulk modulus (= 1.
o] for the particle/crack tip system with rubber bulk modulus of 2000 MPa and the void/crack tip system at different [Mathematical Expression Omitted] in Figs.
To support this notion, later in this paper (Final Remarks, Figure 5), a decrease of the (storage) bulk modulus following a temperature up-jump is shown and discussed.
Starting from the shear and bulk modulus of a "dilute" composite, their analysis relied upon estimating the rate of change of these properties upon an infinitesimal increase in the filler concentration:
where: [beta] is the isentropic bulk modulus [Pa]; u is the speed of sound [m/s]; [rho] is density of the sample [kg/[m.
Principal results include the following: Voids soften the bulk modulus more than the shear modulus.
Therefore, the difference in bacterial attachments was not the result of changes in the surface wettability and bulk modulus of the coatings.
020" wide, depending on the grade and basis weight produced), there will be little effect on the nip width since the bulk modulus of the cover will not change much due to the surface grooving.
Water has a bulk modulus nearly 50 percent higher than oil's, making it less compressible.
Under hydrostatic compression, the bulk modulus (B) is defined as the ratio, hydrostatic pressure to volume strain (ref.
Feedstock viscosity and bulk modulus measurements are made during the filling stage by analyzing hydraulic, melt, and cavity pressure profiles before the entire part is filled.
0] is the bulk modulus (the resistance of the continuum to dilatations).