Center of pressure

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(Hydros.) that point in a surface pressed by a fluid, at which, if a force equal to the whole pressure and in the same line be applied in a contrary direction, it will balance or counteract the whole pressure of the fluid.

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Subjects shifted their weight in eight directions (forward-right, right, backward-right, backward, backward-left, left, forward-left, forward) within their functional base of support while having visual feedback of the net ground reaction force's center of pressure on a video screen.
The Center of Pressure is an aeronautical term used to describe the air's drag on bodies in flight.
001) with the range of center of pressure (COP) motion measured using a pressure platform (Najafi et al.
The DDR[R] trained group showed significant improvement in the average displacement from the force plate platform center on the y-axis, as well as, the average deviation of the center of pressure (COP) from the y centroid of the base of support (BOS) at (p = 0.
Engineers could also modify cockpit and seat designs so that pilots sit as close as possible to the aircraft's center of gravity or center of pressure and so that exposure to vibration is kept to a minimum.
In technical terms, moving the balance point forward on the arrow causes the center of pressure (CP) and the center of gravity (CG) to separate to a greater distance during flight.
The most important realization was the role that the center of gravity (CG) and the center of pressure (CP) played in maintaining stability in the aircraft.
That subtle swaying causes the center of pressure under an individual's feet to shift randomly within a radius of a centimeter or two.
Customizing and implementing the ISMS and ISDS concepts for the center of pressure and the ID magazine production and professional and technical management of the project "Implementation of ICT security measures"
For the present study, we used the composite score from the Sensory Organization Test (SOT) as generated by commercially available posturography devices and we extracted the raw center of pressure signal from each trial of the SOT and calculated root mean square (RMS), range, total sway area, and mean velocity for the resultant sway path.
Particularly, posturographic or stabilometry analysis is based on the behaviour of the center of pressure (CoP) during the test (Tropp and Odenrick, 1988).

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