static head


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static head

[′stad·ik ′hed]
(fluid mechanics)
Pressure of a fluid due to the head of fluid above some reference point.

static head, pressure head

The static pressure of fluid expressed in terms of the height of a column of the fluid which the pressure could support.
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NOMENCLATURE a, b, c = constants in regressed fan head curve at design speed D = damper control signal f = damper resistance factor H = fan static head, Pa (in.
Due to the type of water being pumped at higher elevations, a faulty check valve or debris under the valve supplied on the fill pump can allow a back flow from the static head on the line.
Static head space odor measurement and gas chromatography olfactometry (GCO) that compared detection thresholds for eight compounds found no statistical difference in values between the two measurement methods for most compounds.
It's also hard to grasp why Bowie is shown only in huge, static head shots, as if he was never actually on location (in Vancouver, pointlessly subbing for small-town America).
In a modern mine lay-out, total pump head is becoming more important than the static head.
This can result in difficulty in alloy adjustments because of the high static head of metal above the coil and the short coil configuration only provides cooling to the refractories retained within the coil.
Water from the proposed Badasa Dam reservoir will be pumped to the proposed treatment works against a static head of 50m and through an intake pipe of250mm diameter and 300m long.
Chilled water systems with multiple TES tanks pose additional considerations since flow can be motivated by the static head differences between the open tanks.
The technology harnesses the static head of water to replace pumping costs and introduces optimized neutralization and aeration processes.
Three valve stations were used to section off the pipeline, thus limiting the static head to an acceptable allowable pressure.