body force


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body force

[′bäd·ē ‚fȯrs]
(mechanics)
An external force, such as gravity, which acts on all parts of a body.
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Sgt Gerrard said: "We managed to force him to the ground by sheer body force, but we still couldn't cuff him because he was too strong.
i] are the external force and the body force, [[sigma].
This is the body force that deforms the sample depending upon the gradient of the magnetic field.
Application of a body force load yields the result that the material near the end of the beam is stretched more than at the middle ([[zeta].
body force (weight) is taken in the downward (-y) direction, and the term [q.
As discussed in the preceding section, f is the wall friction force that is working on a thin layer of fluid in the vicinity of wall, which generates vorticity, and is incorporated in the momentum equation as a body force.
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b] any body force (per unit volume) acting on the fluid.
Receiving input from the force plates and cameras, Equilibrate senses minute shifts in central body force, positions, directions and frequencies of motion from individual areas of the body and provides quantitative scores of dynamic alignment and sway, as well as the integration of combined effects across the whole body in an overall score for total balance.
The treatise examines the unconstrained motion of an elastic solid in a Navier-Stokes liquid that occupies the whole space outside of it, under the assumption that a constant body force is acting on the solid.
The new Virtual Disk Model - Body Force Propeller Method enables the simulation of propellers without the need to explicitly mesh the individual propeller blades.
The importance of each force can be compared by using dimensionless Bond number, which is the ratio of body force to surface tension of liquid.