incompressibility

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n incompressibility the property of being incompressible
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Incompressibility The quality of being incompressible, or incapable of reduction in volume by pressure; -- formerly supposed to be a property of liquids. "The incompressibility of water is not absolute."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n incompressibility The quality of being incompressible or of resisting compression.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. incompressibilité,

Usage

In literature:

Now this is just what a vortex-ring would do in an incompressible frictionless fluid.
"The Unseen World and Other Essays" by John Fiske
The physicist could think of but one way: they must assume that the ether is incompressible.
"A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
The bulge itself was an incompressible thing, like a roaring lift of the waters from submarine explosion.
"The Last of the Plainsmen" by Zane Grey
It was for a long time supposed to be absolutely incompressible.
"Among the Forces" by Henry White Warren
Upon examination, we discovered a hard, incompressible tumor, represented in Fig.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Furthermore, two simple principles are taught by physics: Fluids are incompressible and they seek the lowest hydrostatic level.
"Glaucoma" by Various
The water is supple because it is incompressible.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
The bamboo fibre has certain elastic incompressible properties in which it is without a rival.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
Truth is freer than air and more incompressible than water.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Pastoral Epistles" by Alfred Plummer
Evidence of compressibility of gases and incompressibility of liquids.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
Fluids are divided into liquids, or incompressible fluids, and gases, or compressible fluids.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
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In science:

We take the inner product by u, integrate over Ω, apply the divergence theorem, use the incompressibility and collect all terms on one side.
Existence and homogenization of the Rayleigh-B\'enard problem
All terms involving spatial derivatives will vanish by the T n -periodicity on the unit torus and by the incompressibility of u.
Existence and homogenization of the Rayleigh-B\'enard problem
We also suggest that if the number of nonzero generators is much less than N , the same model, in a certain intermediate time interval, describes percolating properties of a random incompressible steady two-dimensional flow.
Integer Quantum Hall Transition and Random SU(N) Rotation
Such a group represents motion of an incompressible fluid, which is precisely the meaning of (3).
Integer Quantum Hall Transition and Random SU(N) Rotation
As it was introduced in [1,2], the RZ map describes a particle floating on an incompressible fluid.
Mechanism of synchronization in a random dynamical system
Consider a viscous incompressible fluid moving in straight parallel streamlines through a straight pipe of given cross-sectional form Ω.
Two symmetry problems in potential theory
Numerically a fixed point is found for the potential and density profiles within the constraint that the system is incompressible (all lattice sites are filled either by polymer segments or solvent molecules).
Coil-Globule Transition for Regular, Random and Specially Designed Copolymers: Monte Carlo Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Theory
Quastel, J.; Yau, H.-T: Lattice gases, large deviations, and the incompressible NavierStokes equations.
$(\log t)^{2/3}$ law of the two dimensional asymmetric simple exclusion process
Such a process is a model for diffusion in an incompressible turbulent flow.
Quenched large deviations for diffusions in a random Gaussian shear flow drift
Xu, Homogenization for time dependent 2-D incompressible Gaussian flows.
Quenched large deviations for diffusions in a random Gaussian shear flow drift
The generalization of the incompressible Schwarzschild sphere to the charged case with constant T 0 0 was also undertaken in a CD environment .
Static charged perfect fluid spheres in general relativity
This simple behavior might be a prototype of others observed in more complicated systems with long-range interactions, like two-dimensional incompressible fluids and wave-particle interaction in a plasma.
Out-of-equilibrium states as statistical equilibria of an effective dynamics
The effect of random surface roughness on hydrodynamics of viscous incompressible liquid is discussed.
Surface Roughness and Effective Stick-Slip Motion
The generalized velocity U6 in phase space is very similar to the velocity field of a two-dimensional incompressible fluid (see Sec.
Generalized thermodynamics and Fokker-Planck equations. Applications to stellar dynamics, two-dimensional turbulence and Jupiter's great red spot
Let u = −z × ∇ψ denote the velocity field satisfying the incompressibility condition ∇ · u = 0.
Generalized thermodynamics and Fokker-Planck equations. Applications to stellar dynamics, two-dimensional turbulence and Jupiter's great red spot
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