static stability

static stability

[′stad·ik stə′bil·əd·ē]
(meteorology)
The stability of an atmosphere in hydrostatic equilibrium with respect to vertical displacements, usually considered by the parcel method. Also known as convectional stability; convection stability; hydrostatic stability; vertical stability.
(physics)

static stability

The characteristic of an aircraft to tend to return to its condition of straight and level flight when disturbed from this condition by an external force.
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The basic concept of static stability describes the character of a layer of environmental air of some arbitrary depth.
This provided a novel opportunity to characterize the vertical wind shear and static stability within the thunderstorm anvil (FP2, in the figure), at its downstream edge (FP6), and at an upstream location (FP3) unaffected by the UTLS outflow.
Although the static stability of single-iron system is the basis for the stable operation of the maglev vehicle system, it cannot completely reflect the dynamic characteristics of the maglev vehicle system.
The passive system of bone orientation and joint congruency help to provide static stability when aligned, and flexibility when not aligned.
Applying the static stability concept in breeding may lead to the loss of valuable genotypes, which may express acceptable levels of field resistance under various environmental conditions.
This always ensures a maximum static stability and faster locomotion.
The former provides a simple solution to evaluate the static stability (e.g., Seed et al.
To date, studies of the static stability of retaining walls have investigated influences such as wall height, wall width, uniform loads, and the cohesion and internal friction angle of the backfill on the static stability of retaining walls.
The Twizy offers more operator protection, static stability, and far more visibility to other drivers than the motorcycle.
The static stability of the wheelchair was tested in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 7176-1 standard [35].
With attention to this state the static stability analysis is conducted: