coefficient of compressibility

coefficient of compressibility

[¦kō·ə′fish·ənt əv kəm‚pres·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The decrease in volume per unit volume of a substance resulting from a unit increase in pressure; it is the reciprocal of the bulk modulus.
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compression index 'Cc', coefficient of compressibility 'av', coefficient of volume compressibility 'mv', decrease 12% to 30% as the %age of sand increases from 5% to 25%.
Figure 4 shows the curves of coefficient of compressibility (av) with pressure for both un-disturbed and disturbed samples.
The discussion on the results is the same as stated for coefficient of compressibility above (Wong Leong Sing, et al.
Figures 10 and 11 indicate the effect of sand mixing on coefficient of compressibility av and coefficient of volume compressibility for 2, 3, 4 and 5 feet depth samples.
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