pitot pressure


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pitot pressure

[pē′tō ‚presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
Pressure at the open end of a pitot tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pitot pressure

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The sum of dynamic and static pressure. It is used to measure air speed. The pitot tube faces the airflow and the pitot pressure is fed into it. Also known as total head pressure, stagnation pressure, ram air pressure, and impact pressure.
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