atmospheric pressure


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It is known that anticyclonic formation is stable, having a low rate of translational motion (relative to the cyclone velocity), therefore to predict exactly a maximum atmospheric pressure formation in Vilnius is impossible.
In the Russian model, this cooling effect enhances the westerlies that circle the Arctic and hence reduces the atmospheric pressure there.
The pattern of atmospheric pressure fluctuations best matched the rise and fall in quake numbers.
Badding and his coworkers compressed a mixture of potassium and nickel powder to 310,000 times atmospheric pressure.
The application of atmospheric pressure plasma is a new idea for the surface activation of semiconductor materials", explains Dr.
By slanting the anvil slightly, they created a steep gradient across the sample as they increased the pressure 1 gigapascal -- 10,000 times atmospheric pressure -- per minute.
In the experiments, six of nine rats which were resuscitated with the plasma expander and treated with 100% oxygen at two atmospheres above normal atmospheric pressure survived long term.
Met Office weather station data from 1981 to 2001 was used to look at variations in atmospheric pressure.
Periods of low atmospheric pressure appear to be associated with an increased risk of rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
The relatively high atmospheric pressure is expected to subside, giving way to more rain and snow in the mountains.
The digital system consists primarily of a precision pressure transducer, sensors for various external parameters--such as temperature, atmospheric pressure and relative humidity--with a digital outside pressure meter and some acquisition signal cards for impulse signals that are transmitted by volume counters (Figure 1).
But as you climb higher, this atmospheric pressure decreases, and the gas molecules spread out.
Instead of the usual solid block of steel bored out with channels for cooling water and vacuum, Technoplast Kunststofftechnik GmbH in Austria uses a 3- to 5-mm micro-perforated steel plate backed with water at less than atmospheric pressure, drawn by a suction pump.
An external wire free sensor placed outside - up to 30 meters, will allow the main unit to display atmospheric pressure changes with a displayed prediction of weather conditions for the next 12 to 24 hours.
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