gradient of pressure

gradient of pressure
градиент давления

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  • pressure gradient — noun The rate of decrease (gradient) of pressure in space at a fixed time. The term is sometimes used to denote simply the magnitude of the gradient of the pressure field …   Wiktionary

  • Pressure — This article is about pressure in the physical sciences. For other uses, see Pressure (disambiguation). Pressure as exerted by particle collisions inside a closed container …   Wikipedia

  • Gradient (disambiguation) — Gradient may refer to:* Gradient, in vector calculus, a vector field representing the maximum rate of increase of the scalar field direction of the maximum change. * Slope or grade, referring to the inclination of a road or other geographic… …   Wikipedia

  • pressure gradient — n. the rate of decrease in barometric pressure in a given region at a particular time …   English World dictionary

  • Pressure-Correction Methods — refer to a class of methods used in computational fluid dynamics for solving the Navier Stokes equations normally for incompressible flows. Common Properties The equations solved in this approach arise from the implicit time integration of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pressure retarded osmosis — (PRO) is the salinity gradient energy retrieved from the difference in the salt concentration between seawater and river water. In PRO, the water potential between fresh water and sea water corresponds to a pressure of 26 bars. This pressure is… …   Wikipedia

  • gradient — [grā′dē ənt] adj. [L gradiens (gen. gradientis), prp. of gradi, to step: see GRADE] ascending or descending with a uniform slope n. 1. a) a slope, as of a road or railroad b) the degree of such slope 2. Biol. a gradation in rate of growth,… …   English World dictionary

  • Pressure gradient — In atmospheric sciences (meteorology, climatology and related fields), the pressure gradient (typically of air, more generally of any fluid) is a physical quantity that describes in which direction and at what rate the pressure changes the most… …   Wikipedia

  • Pressure-gradient force — The pressure gradient force is not actually a force but the acceleration of air due to pressure difference (a force per unit mass). It is usually responsible for accelerating a parcel of air from a high atmospheric pressure region to a low… …   Wikipedia

  • gradient wind — /wind/ a wind with a velocity and direction that are mathematically defined by the balanced relationship of the pressure gradient force to the centrifugal force and the Coriolis force: conceived as blowing parallel to isobars. Cf. geostrophic… …   Universalium

  • gradient wind — Any horizontal wind velocity tangent to the contour line of a constant pressure surface or an isobar. This movement of air is to the result of a combination of three forces: pressure gradient force, geostrophic force, and cyclostrophic force. In… …   Aviation dictionary


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