compression wave


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compression wave

n.
A wave propagated by means of the compression of a fluid, such as a sound wave in air.
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Because this approach is based on the piano hammer model, we are limited to describing only the compression wave propagation ([epsilon](x, t) > 0).
The shelter has, over the course of six Independent live field explosions, consistently reduced the amplitude and severity of a shock wave, thanks to its ability to reduce the rise time of a shock wave by as much as one thousand-fold, and reduce a shock wave to a compression wave.
Simply put, what we hear is a compression wave traveling through the air.
Using his hands to run along the strings, Close creates a longitudinal compression wave, which is a similar sound to the vibration patterns that are produced when a finger is run around the edge of a glass, resulting in deep cello-like tones.
Close runs his hands along the strings creating a longitudinal compression wave, similar to the vibration pattern produced when a finger is run around the edge of a glass.
In situ, the saturation can be evaluated by the measurement of the velocity of the of compression wave (Vp).
Therefore a compression wave is created in the rod.
A high speed impact, though, will chemically mix the materials, igniting them and leading to a compression wave and significant overpressure.
As the cone begins a forward movement it generates the start of a compression wave.
Multiple product sizes have demonstrated Compression Wave Injection(TM) (CWI) technology with consistent emissions reductions.
50 cal AP projectiles, the compression wave created by the impact could potentially be fatal even without any penetration, making these systems impractical for personal protection.
Equation (15) is the equation of elastic compression wave travelling at the phase velocity of [square root of ([lambda] + 2G)/[rho]].