pressure contour

pressure contour

[′presh·ər ‚kän‚tu̇r]
(meteorology)
A line connecting points of equal height of a given barometric pressure; the intersection of a constant pressure surface by a plane parallel to mean sea level.
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shows the static pressure contour obtained around the impeller of the turbine.
The pressure contour results presented by Levine et al.
Since the pressure is strongly related to velocity distribution, the pressure contour in the bifurcation flow is observed to reduce abruptly in the upstream channel.
In addition, the city is looking at digital terrain modeling and contouring of the city to complete pressure area analyses and pressure contour maps for our water system.
Figure 19 demonstrates static pressure contours at the exit plane of the diffuser for the design with the shortest and the longest diffusers.
When you see pressure contours stacked along the California coast as you see here, keep tabs on the coastal stratus and plan on having an alternate located further inland.
10-15 show the pressure contours of seagull and the NACA 4412 airfoils when the Reynolds number is 350000 and angle of incidence is 10[degrees], 14[degrees] and 18[degrees].
Work is ongoing, as they look for pressure contours on the body to find the high- and low-pressure zones that create thrust.
Because the coverage was necessarily incomplete, they found it hard to compare these point measurements with the pressure contours that come out of aerodynamic calculations.