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hydrostatics

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Classical Studies.

The study of liquids at rest, with special reference to storage tanks, dams, bulkheads, and hydraulic machinery.

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hydrostatic

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 38 words.

Relating to fluid at rest. Hydrostatic pressure (hydrostatic head) is the pressure exerted on an object from a column of

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hydrostatic stress

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 56 words.

In solid mechanics, the stress equivalent to hydrostatic pressure is the mean or hydrostatic stress σH = (

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hydrostatic equation

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 98 words.

The equation governing the spatial variation of static pressure p (hydrostatic pressure) in a liquid in which there

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hydrostatic equation

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

An equation that represents the balance between gravity and the vertical pressure gradient force. If these forces are equal, there is hydrostatic equilibrium and thus no vertical motion.

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hydrostatic stress

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The component of confining pressure derived from the weight of pore water in the column of rock above a specified level. All principal stresses are equal and changes in hydrostatic pressure...

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Hydrostatic Pressure

James R. Munis.

in Just Enough Physiology

December 2011; p ublished online June 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine. 1641 words.

If you're going to understand how to think about pressures within the circulatory system, though, you'll need to know a few of the not-so-obvious principles of hydrostatics. Hydrostatic...

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hydrostatics

Wilbur R. Knorr.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 177 words.

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hydrostatics

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Classical Studies.

The study of liquids at rest, with special reference to storage tanks, dams, bulkheads, and hydraulic machinery.

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hydrostatics

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 33 words.

The study of the behaviour of liquids under the action of forces and pressure when the liquid is stationary. It

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hydrostatic

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 12 words.

Relating to the pressure or forces exerted by fluids in equilibrium.

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