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critical depth

[′krid·ə·kəl ′depth]
(hydrology)
In a water channel, that depth at which the flow is at its minimum energy with respect to the bottom of the channel.
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Customers receive a pre-agreed settlement as soon as FloodFlash sensor detect that waters have exceeded a critical depth.
The critical depth ([Z.sub.cr]), defined as the depth at which the water column's integrated photosynthesis is equal to the integrated respiration, was calculated via the expression:
In terms of surface finish, it was found that a critical depth of cut range (0.3 to 0.5 mm) produces the best surface finish of polycarbonate glass.
Although this method may potentially demonstrate the radical differences between "standard" warfare and drone warfare, Calhoun's treatment is lopsided and lacks critical depth. In many places, the text veers off to a discussion of previous conflicts and foreign-policy methods for paragraphs or pages, only to return very briefly to the subject of unmanned aerial vehicles.
The company's blast-design solution allows you to gather precise measurements and record critical depth vs.
When a glacier gets to a critical depth and width, it starts to move and it carves out this brand new landscape.
Note that instead of attempting to obtain the critical depth of cut a[p.sub.c] = n[[delta].sub.zc] directly, we first obtain the critical element thickness [[delta].sub.zc] in (30).
The eight chapters of the book provide insights into radio from different perspectives, contributing to its richness and critical depth. The reliance on 'discourse of pragmatic and routine practices' (p.
The experimental results show that the proposed method can increase the critical depth of cut for glass material larger than 3 pm.
2001) because it increases the critical depth of the ripping implements (Spoor and Godwin 1978) and decreases the draft force and produces better soil tilth (Kirby and Palmer 1992).
the critical depth of a normal crack, and which causes the yield stress in tensile reinforcement, the availability of such research data in scientific literature is limited (Murthy et al.
This is not an academic work, by the author's own admission, and while reasonably argued, it avoids critical depth.

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