What is the speed of the sound in a perfectly rigid rod?

Speed of the sound in a perfectly rigid rod would be infinite. For a perfectly rigid rod, the bulk modulus of the material can be given by 

The sound would be transmitted instantly from the rigid body and hence the speed of sound through a rigid body is infinite.

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