# absolute velocity

## absolute velocity

[′ab·sə‚lüt və′läs·ə·dē]
(physics)
The vector sum of the velocity of a fluid parcel relative to the earth and the velocity of the parcel due to the earth's rotation; the east-west component is the only one affected.
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When assessing the impact of actual earthquakes on safe NPP operation, the Cumulative Absolute Velocity should be used in the decision criteria, so that the operators are able to determine the absence of potential damages with high confidence.
He asserts that the absolute velocity of the earth was measured and that absolute space was detected--but was it?
The absolute velocity (C), rotational velocity (W), and turbine/compressor velocity (U) are plotted.
The absolute velocity of the presence of vegetation decreased quickly when dam-break wave reached P1 station.
It is clear that for each PE melts the absolute velocity discrepancy ([V.
Resolving the system of vector equations (1) graphically we define the "a" point position and the A point absolute velocity vector ([MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) on the velocities' diagram, which is built in an uncertain scale.
Velocity (v) is the time derivative of position, and by using this analogy, the absolute velocity of the hip joint between [t.
Thus, several dimensions can be used to describe the swimming, including absolute velocity of the sperm, which includes the helical pattern of progression, forward progression as a lesser value that describes a linear value along to the axis of the helix, the diameter of the helix, and the pitch of the helix.
The absolute velocity change is small, but the fractional increase in velocity is substantial.
Despite an increased cost to locomotion at these larger body sizes, absolute velocity increased with body length (Epp and Lewis, 1984).
The axial distribution of absolute velocity at the impeller exit for four configurations at flow coefficient 0.
absolute velocity of the origin of the body coordinate system

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