acceleration potential

acceleration potential

[ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən pə′ten·shəl]
(fluid mechanics)
The sum of the potential of the force field acting on a fluid and the ratio of the pressure to the fluid density; the negative of its gradient gives the acceleration of a point in the fluid.
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