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Related to incompressibility: Incompressible Fluid


1. Impossible to compress.
2. Resistant to compression.

in′com·press′i·bil′i·ty n.
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Noun1.incompressibility - the property of being incompressible
hardness - the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
compressibility, squeezability, sponginess - the property of being able to occupy less space
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Eddington has ignored the consequences of van der Waals' equation and the incompressibility of the liquid state.
The pressure gradient projection method [6] relaxes the incompressibility constraint by the difference between the pressure gradient and its [L.
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In sharp contrast, relative incompressibility is a characteristic of the liquid state.
In particular, the high deformations and near incompressibility lead to difficulties with FEA calculations.
The incompressibility of elastomers which causes high distortions or strains also creates the second complexity in the analysis of these materials.
This relationship is valid due to the assumption of incompressibility of the test fluids.
The cross-linked melt behaves rubber-elastic and shows a nearly constant modulus up to about 250 [degrees] C Assuming incompressibility, Young's modulus can be calculated from the measured shear modulus.
High deformations require special mathematical means for their description: either true stress and true strain based on incompressibility of the tested film that is widely used in deformation of different biological tissues and foods (12) as well as in metal engineering (e.
s] were taken into account and the incompressibility of both media was imposed using the continuity of the fluid and the constant volume of the solid.