transverse velocity


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transverse velocity

(trans-vers , tranz-, trans -vers, tranz -) Another name for tangential velocity. See proper motion.
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The transverse velocity of end A of fibers with different linear densities is shown in Figure 9.
Finally, the one-dimensional energy spectrum is plotted in Figure 14, which is obtained through the analysis to the transverse velocity at x/D = 3 line of the wake.
The study is based on the azimuthal distributions of total transverse velocity, mean transverse velocity, and multiplicity of charged hadrons produced in Au + Au collisions at [E.sub.lab] = 10 A GeV and 40 A GeV.
(2) The velocity component v and transverse velocity component w increase with increasing injection/suction parameter; however, a reverse effect is observed with an increase in the Deborah number and Reynolds number.
Both components are non-sterile and the air draft from underneath the physical barrier induces a significant transverse velocity component.
The inflow boundary conditions for assigning supercritical flow are [u.sub.1[infinity]] = 8.57 m/s (longitudinal velocity value at upstream boundary), [u.sub.2[infinity]] = 0 m/s (transverse velocity value at upstream boundary), and [h.sub.[infinity]] = 1.0 m (water depth at upstream boundary); this corresponds to Fr = 2.74 at the inflow boundary.
Erickson et al [2] extended this problem to the case in which the transverse velocity at the moving surface is non zero, with heat and mass transfer in the boundary layer being taken into account.
This implies that the diffusive source terms were retained in one direction only, namely in transverse one, and magnitudes of the average transverse velocity components of the gas- and dispersed phases were much less than those of the longitudinal components of the corresponding velocities of both phases.