# volume strain

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Related to volume strain: Plane strain, volumetric strain

## bulk specific gravity

The ratio of (a) the mass of a volume of material (including the mass of the water within the voids, but excluding the voids between particles) at a stated temperature to (b) the mass of an equal volume of distilled water at a stated temperature.

## bulk strain, volume strain

The ratio of the change in volume of a body to its original volume, as a result of stress applied to the body.
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If the crazes took place, as expected considering the volume strain measurements and the fact that the damage was recovered after the thermal treatment on the deformed specimen, they may have closed after unloading.
where [[epsilon].sub.v] is the volume strain; [[epsilon].sub.1], [[epsilon].sub.3] are the axial strain and lateral strain, respectively; [[sigma].sub.1] is the axial stress; [[sigma].sub.3] are the confining stress; E is the elastic modulus; v is Poisson's ratio.
The conventional multifield coupling method is mainly based on the Biot consolidation equation , that is, the coupling of stress and seepage through effective stress principle and volume strain source term:
In elastic mechanics using Poisson's ratio and axial strain to calculate volume strain is the most common method for brittle rock.
Keywords: Coupling mechanism; Tele-seismic waves Volume strain Water level 2011 Mw 9.1 Tohoku earthquake
Nevertheless, since these different mechanisms are accompanied by different changes in volume strain, indications on the deformation mechanisms occurring in polymeric materials was derived from the analysis of the volumetric strain during tensile tests as previously reported in the literature [8, 26, 29-31].
where [DELTA][[epsilon].sub.P] is the equivalent plasticity, [DELTA][[mu].sub.P] is the equivalent volume strain increment, [mathematical expression not reproducible] is the plastic strain at normal pressure P, [[epsilon].sup.f.sub.P] is the equivalent plastic strain, [[mu].sup.f.sub.P] is the equivalent volume strain, [T.sup.*] = T/[f'.sub.c] is the maximum tensile strength of the material, T is the tensile strength of the material, and [D.sub.1] and [D.sub.2] are damage constants.
Based on the elastic half-space dislocation model (Okada, 1992; Lin and Stein, 2004; Toda et al., 2005), we calculated the coseismic static-strain change in the Fuxin well, the result of which is shown in Figure 8 and Table 1; it can be seen that the static volume strain changes slightly during the earthquake (much smaller than that of the coseismic volume strain), i.e., the coseismic volume-strain variation is largely induced by the dynamic stresses.
However, the volume strain increased with the increase in shearing strain in the later stage of shearing, up to a shearing strain of 10%.
According to the conventional triaxial test results, as shown in Figures 10(a) and 10(b), the main stress difference ([sigma].sub.1] - [sigma].sub.3]) increased with the axial strain [epsilon].sub.1] before finally stabilising, but the volume strain continued to increase.
This also reduces the sensitivity towards crazing, as the volume strain is released.
where [G.sub.r] and [K.sub.r] are the shear modulus and bulk modulus of the rubber, [DELTA][V.sub.R] is the volume strain in the rubber particles, G is the surface energy of the rubber phase, and the function F([lambda.sub.f])is dependent on the failure strain of the rubber under biaxial stretching conditions.

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