particle velocity


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
In this work, MPSO adjusts the value of inertia weight [omega], particle velocity, and updates of particle position.
where U' is the particle velocity vector relative to the gas; a is the acceleration vector of an external force field.
3] Erodent particle size (pm) 50 Particle velocity (m/s) 60 Flux rate (g/min) 3 Impingement angle 60[degrees] Test time (min) 5
capable of measuring horizontal particle velocity were placed at each fyke net.
Concluding that the human annoyance level is lower than the building damage threshold, the researchers set a ground vibration Peak Particle Velocity (PPV) limit of lmm/s, which was not exceeded by the passing trains.
Take seismograph readings at each shot during the contract period to assure that blasting vibrations do not exceed one inch (1 ) per second particle velocity.
Here, the velocity of centre of mass point is v and the internal particle velocity is u.
In addition to these improvements, Type 2250 and Type 2270 portable sound level and vibration meters have been updated to measure peak particle velocity and vibration criteria.
Figure 6 further provides a time series of local particle velocity at the center and near the wall at two different heights.
Perfectly parallel holes permit wider shot patterns while maintaining control of fracture size, fly-rock and particle velocity.

Full browser ?