# particle velocity

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## particle velocity

[′pärd·ə·kəl və‚läs·əd·ē]
(acoustics)
The instantaneous velocity of a given infinitesimal part of a medium, with reference to the medium as a whole, due to the passage of a sound wave.
(oceanography)
In ocean wave studies, the instantaneous velocity of a water particle undergoing orbital motion.
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The Playhouse plays host to Phoenix Dance which brings its exhilarating mixed programme Particle Velocity on March 12-13, while Northern Ballet performs its first production especially for children - Ugly Duckling - on March 15.
In [34], the particle position is updated after rounding the particle velocity.
Applying these results to a pressure-gradient-driven channel flow gives the following relation for the lateral particle velocity [32]:
The effect of Ekman number E is to decrease the fluid and dust particle velocity.
The wear rate was predicted to increase with increasing temperature for a constant particle velocity and impingement angle as compared to wear of the materials at high temperature.
The results are presented below in the form of colour plots, indicating particle velocity, and arrow plots, showing the direction of the net force on the particle, along planes A, B, C, and D (Figures 4 and 5).
Our investigations of the blast damage criterion have recently documented that the sources of the maximum shocks estimated by particle velocity are not the detonations of individual or group of charges of the appropriate detonators' delays, but it is the rock fall of the disintegrated material on a pad or obstacle.
A photodetector is used to collect the scattered light, and the wavelength is analyzed to obtain the particle velocity (Durst et al.
can be obtained by evaluating the hydrodynamic moment of the particle velocity distribution function (PVDF).
1]), [mu] = the overall mean incurrent water velocity, i = the levels of the spacing factor (1 = close, 2 = single, 3 = spaced), j = the number of colonies (two colonies per spacing treatment), k = the number of particles tracked (four particles per colony per spacing treatment), m = the observations of particle velocity at a particular distance from the lophophores, [[alpha].

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