modulus of volume elasticity

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Related to bulk modulus: Poisson's ratio, Young's modulus, Shear modulus

mo·du·lus of vol·ume e·las·tic·i·ty

a coefficient expressing the ratio between pressure acting to change the volume of a substance and the amount of change that results from it.
Synonym(s): bulk modulus
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The identified values of fluid density and bulk modulus of the fluid are summarized in Table 1.
Determination of the isentropic bulk modulus value is significant in measuring the effect of ultrasonic irradiation on the process of ignition and combustion of conditioned biofuels.
This diversification is not observed for the relation between bulk modulus k and P-wave velocity.
The surface wettability and bulk modulus of the coating were found to have little or no effect on the bacterial attachment behaviors.
At this high SF the ratio, compressive stress/compressive strain, is the bulk modulus (B).
Bulk modulus (K) of a composite is the substance resistance to uniform compression, and it is defined as the pressure increased needed to decrease the volume; it was calculated by Laplace equation where ([rho]) is the density (Roy, S.
0] is the bulk modulus of the STC (the resistance of the spacetime continuum to dilatations), and [epsilon] is the volume dilatation.
As discussed before, the Johnson--Allard model correlates the effective density and effective bulk modulus of the medium to the five macroscopic quantities described above (ll):
For Gassmann's method which is considered for this research, one of the four variables needed to calculate the rock bulk modulus is the dry frame bulk modulus d K , which can be determined for each core sample during the experiment.
Anderson [4] later provided a justification of an expression of this form for the bulk modulus and noted that the elastic modulus would be approximately of the same form if the temperature dependence of Poisson's ratio could be ignored.
From those data, they then calculated the element's resistance to compression, a property called the bulk modulus.