# Bulk modulus

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The bulk modulus K of a material is a measure of its resistance to uniform compression. Similar to a compressibility, it can be derived from the osmotic pressure <math>\Pi</math> of a sample as a function of the volume fraction <math>\phi</math> via <math>K=\phi\cdot d\Pi/d\phi</math>.