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equipotent

[¦e·kwə¦pōt·ənt]
(science and technology)
Equal in capacity or effect.
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James Clerk Maxwell, Plate II, "Lines of Force and Equipotential Surfaces," in A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism, vol.
25 m/day), calculated with the estimated hydraulic parameters and the equipotential map, are related to the flat relief of the area and the fine sediments generate low K and S.
Where the gravity field is stronger, the distance between the equipotential surfaces is shorter (for example in point A compared to point B on Fig.
The two equipotential biconical Surfaces are defined as shown in Fig.
20 describes three grounding systems: equipment (AC) ground, auxiliary ground or equipotential bonding system.
The electrical conductivity of the ground between the two lines was determined by supplying a current between the two electrodes and tracing equipotential lines using two movable probes connected to a telephone receiver.
Geodesy takes several reference surfaces of representation of the Earth's shape, a physical shape known as geoid and a geometrical-mathematical shape known as ellipsoid; the geoid is the equipotential surface most similar to the sea level mean at rest and it is represented by W = [W.
The geoid is defined as an equipotential surface of the Earth's gravity field, (generally) inside the topographic masses on land and more or less coinciding with the mean sea level at sea.
the change in the height of the sea-surface equipotential relative to the solid surface of the earth) over the next 1000 years on a global grid.
R] is the largest equipotential curve of the modulus of the mapping function associated with the domain B.
This principle is very much related to epigenetic phenomena and comprises the development from an initial equipotential state to segregation processes.