# tangential velocity

## tangential velocity

(tan-jen -shăl) (transverse velocity) See proper motion.

## tangential velocity

[tan′jen·chəl və′läs·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
The instantaneous linear velocity of a body moving in a circular path; its direction is tangential to the circular path at the point in question.
The component of the velocity of a body that is perpendicular to a line from an observer or reference point to the body.
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Unlike that hypothesis, it was found an inverted relation between reversible resistance and protein rejection, but this condition was achieved only in higher TMP and lower tangential velocity.
In my research, I've found that if a star has a tangential velocity faster than 200 kilometers per second, it has to be old.
Usually, it is supposed that the particle moves with the same tangential velocity as the gas, and the particle axial velocity is ignored during analyzing its motion inside the cyclone.
For a particular Satellite transmission period, its tangential velocity is fixed for each user.
To calculate the road curvature, we approximated each curve as a segment of a circular arc and used the angular rate and tangential velocity to compute the radius of curvature.
This allows us to express the directions of the tangential velocity of the centre of mass as before.
For the wall boundary condition of noslip model, zero normal velocity and zero tangential velocity were imposed on the wall A'B', that is, [v.
The in situ immersion seawater conditions consisted of five-week cycles divided into 2 weeks of static immersion and 3 weeks of dynamic immersion, during which time the cylinders were rotated at a tangential velocity of 8.
where U, W and [rho] are the axial velocity, tangential velocity and density respectively.
The measurements of the axial and tangential velocity of the flame compounds by using the Pitot's tube;

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