hydrostatic pressure


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hydrostatic pressure

n.
The pressure exerted by gravity at a given point within a fluid that is at equilibrium, increasing in proportion to depth from the surface.
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Buckling of filament-wound composite cylinders subjected to hydrostatic pressure for underwater vehicle applications, Composite Structures 92: 2241-2251.
Sewer facilities are wet and experience hydrostatic pressure under normal service conditions.
These responses decrease left ventricular filling and increase pulmonary capillary hydrostatic pressure, and ultimately produce pulmonary edema.
The water initially comes from within the concrete, but hydrostatic pressure from water below the concrete will continually feed fresh water into the concrete.
The March Group currently represents an oil field services company providing hydrostatic pressure testing (60% of 2007 revenue) and magnetic scanning (40%) of down hole tubing, which is utilized in oil and gas wells.
Several in vitro studies have shown the importance of mechanical compression or hydrostatic pressure (HP) as a modulator of cartilage metabolism.
Groups of 6 animals were exposed to different hydrostatic pressure (10, 20, 40, or 80 bar) in a hyperbaric chamber for 10 days.
Another process, high hydrostatic pressure, uses extremely high pressure instead of heat to deactivate enzymes and mold and kill bacteria.
High hydrostatic pressure is a powerful tool for studying the structure and function of proteins [1, 2].
Hydrostatic pressure applies 100,000 pounds (45,454 kg) of water per square inch to such products as vacuum-packed, all-natural guacamole.
You'd need a lot of hydrostatic pressure to push water [out of the bowl] toward the equator, 5 kilometers uphill," adds Maria T.
The cylindrical sidewall is a membrane designed to resist the hydrostatic pressure generated by liquid in the tank.