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Specific heat capacity  <math>c=</math>
<math> T </math><math>\partial S</math>
<math> N </math><math>\partial T</math>
Compressibility  <math>\beta=- </math>
<math> 1 </math><math>\partial V</math>
<math> V </math><math>\partial p</math>
Thermal expansion  <math>\alpha=</math>
<math> 1 </math><math>\partial V</math>
<math> V </math><math>\partial T</math>

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In thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, compressibility is a measure of the relative volume change of a fluid or solid as a response to a pressure (or mean stress) change.

<math>\beta=-\frac{1}{V}\frac{\partial V}{\partial p}</math>

where V is volume and p is pressure.


Compressibility sections
Intro  Definition  Thermodynamics  Earth science  Fluid dynamics  Negative compressibility  See also  References  

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Specific heat capacity  <math>c=</math>
<math> T </math><math>\partial S</math>
<math> N </math><math>\partial T</math>
Compressibility  <math>\beta=- </math>
<math> 1 </math><math>\partial V</math>
<math> V </math><math>\partial p</math>
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<math> 1 </math><math>\partial V</math>
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In thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, compressibility is a measure of the relative volume change of a fluid or solid as a response to a pressure (or mean stress) change.

<math>\beta=-\frac{1}{V}\frac{\partial V}{\partial p}</math>

where V is volume and p is pressure.


Compressibility sections
Intro  Definition  Thermodynamics  Earth science  Fluid dynamics  Negative compressibility  See also  References  

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