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Wave speed

  1. Feb 2, 2008 #1
    proof of
    velocity =[tex]\sqrt{\frac{B+\frac{4*n}{3}}{density}}[/tex]

    B bulk modulus
    n modulus of rigidity
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2008
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  3. Feb 2, 2008 #2


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    Are you announcing one or asking for one? Try expressing the bulk modulus and modulus of rigidity in terms of Young's modulus and Poisson's ratio, and assume the Poisson's ratio is zero.
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2008
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