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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The first compression wave right after the exhaust valve opening (EVO) was created by the pressure difference between the hot gas inside the cylinder and in the exhaust pipe.
In addition, it also proved that the noise produced by the expansion wave is less than that of the compression wave, providing a reference for noise study.
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.
It uses a compression wave spring to apply constant downward pressure, enabling the device to interconnect to the target PCB.
The socket uses a compression wave spring to apply constant downward pressure enabling the device to be interconnected to the target PCB.
According to the results of seismic studies the transition from the upper to the middle crust is accompanied by an increase of compression wave velocities ([V.
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.
The site response models were constructed using different borehole profiles, shear and compression wave velocity profiles, and the available geotechnical data of CPT and SPT.
In situ, the saturation can be evaluated by the measurement of the velocity of the of compression wave (Vp).