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tldr; Increased density corresponds with decreased P-wave velocity The P-wave velocity for an isotropic medium is: $$ V_p = \sqrt\frac{K+4/3\mu}{\rho} $$ where $K$ is the Bulk Modulus, $\mu$ is the shear modulus, and $\rho$ is the density (, see $M$ the P-wave modulus). Isotropy just means that the strain on ...

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