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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'The shift and ponding of subterranean flow may have caused the buildup of hydrostatic pressure that leads to the landslide,' she said, citing the MGB report.
Each block is designed with an open core that facilitates drainage to reduce hydrostatic pressure and to cut material and transportation costs.
Through a unique and balanced high-tech, high-touch approach, JP Services partners with operators and construction contractors to deliver critical hydrostatic pressure testing as well as cleaning and maintenance services.
Specifically, the new test method provides instructions for performing hydrostatic pressure testing on intermediate bulk containers (IBCs).
A common problem that comes up during designing of underwater objects for different purposes is to transmit rotation through strong housing into high ambient hydrostatic pressure environment, and an essential question is to use proper shaft seal.
High hydrostatic pressure (HHP) treatment may be lethal for the prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Consumer demand for additive-free foods with fresh-like textures and taste lead to the development of this high-pressure process, a cold pasteurization sterilization technique that subjects pre-packaged, water-tight food products to high levels of hydrostatic pressure for a few seconds to a few minutes.
This simulation is carried out to find the dependence of the bubble dynamics, gel fraction, and crosslink density on the ultrasonic amplitude, hydrostatic pressure, bubble volume fraction, and treatment time.
Change of sample height versus vertical stress and hydrostatic pressure Bandinio aukUcio pokytis ?h, mm [sigma]v = 10 kPa [sigma]v = 100 kPa [[sigma].sub.H] = 0 kPa 0,468 0,217 [[sigma].sub.H] = 30 kPa 0,348 0,351 [[sigma].sub.H] = 100 kPa 0,614 0,684 Note: Table made from bar graph.
However, few studies have considered the effect of different hydrostatic pressure on shock wave reflection from a rigid wall.