ambient pressure


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ambient pressure

[′am·bē·ənt ′presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The pressure of the surrounding medium, such as a gas or liquid, which comes into contact with an apparatus or with a reaction.

ambient pressure

In a water distribution system, the normal operating pressure at any particular location in the system.
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At lower ambient pressure, there is more variability in the breakdown voltage and its time of occurrence.
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By now, you may be wondering about what happens when ambient pressure is lower than ISA's 29.
The standard valve is for applications in which the sample is above ambient pressure, but it can also be used with sub-ambient pressures.
They found that under typical ambient pressure [beta]-boron--which is disordered with a random occupation of some sites in its crystal lattice--is the most stable form at temperatures as high as 2000 K.
When the pressure inside the chamber matches the ambient pressure the cham- ber lid opens automatically by means of a spring mechanism.
4 are valid not only for ambient pressure but also for pressures increased, it is possible to determine-based on the knowledge of the h'/h value at specific temperature and pressure conditions-also the [[eta].
The pistol case is protected against water, air and dust with its built-in ambient pressure equalization valve and O-ring seal.
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The range includes models with internal seals as well as fully welded and flush front-sealed versions that measure pressure in absolute or barometric terms, or relative to ambient pressure.
The dilemma for many operators having already (even recently) invested in systems designed to operate at ambient pressure only (suddenly?

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