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Google previewElectronic Measurements and Instrumentation

by K. Lal Kishore

Absolute pressure means the fluid pressureabove thereference value ofaperfectvacuum ortheabsolute zero pressure.Gauge pressurerepresents the valueof pressure above the reference value of atmospheric pressure. It is the difference ...

Google previewFluid Mechanics (2005)

Worked Examples for Engineers by Carl Schaschke

Absolute pressure refers to the pressure above total vacuum whereas gauge pressure refers to the pressure above atmospheric, which itself is a variable quantity and depends on the local meteorological conditions. The atmospheric pressure ...

Google previewJournal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1916)

That is to say, the velocity of the fluid in front of the impact tube is exactly that which would be produced by theoretical adiabatic flow from a region where the absolute pressure is that shown by the impact tube, to a region where the absolute ...

Google previewMeasurement and Instrumentation in Engineering (1989)

Principles and Basic Laboratory Experiments by Francis S. Tse, Ivan E. Morse

The datum for absolute pressure is a perfect vacuum. Units are pascal (1 cb a u o Platform 8 Ring H2 JT-n Cl-U DISPLACEMENT. MOTION, FORCE. TORQUE, ft PRESSURE 423.

Google previewInternational Steam Engineer (1922)

Official Journal of the International Union of Steam Engineers

Absolute pressure means pressure as measured from a perfect vacuum. In steam engineering it means the pressure in ...

Google previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

absolute pressure In engineering, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1997)

Volume 60 - Uranium Mill Tailing Reclamation in the U.S. and Canada to Vacuum System Design by John J. McKetta Jr

Barometric pressure Absolute pressure = barometric + gage Absolute pressure = barometric - vacuum Slandard atmosphere, 760 torr Gage pressure FIG. 1 Pressure is stated many ways, depending on reference level. The pressure unit ...

Google previewDictionary of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Processing (2013)

by Alireza Bahadori, Chikezie Nwaoha, Malcolm William Clark

Absolute Pressure: (1) The reading of gage pressure plus the atmospheric pressure. (2) Gage pressure plus barometric or atmospheric pressure. Absolute pressure can be zero only in a perfect vacuum. See Pressure, absolute (psia). Absolute ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Space Technology, Revised Edition (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

gage pressure is used to identify the difference for a particular system between the absolute pressure and the atmospheric pressure, which is generally used as the reference. However, in VAC- UUM system technology work ...

Google previewDictionary of Automotive Engineering (2016)

by Don Goodsell

manifold absolute pressure The mean gas absolute static pressure in an engine induction manifold, usually measured by a mercury manometer. Also MAP. manifold depression Difference between the mean static pressure ...

Google previewHazardous Materials Dictionary, Second Edition (1994)

by Ronny J. Coleman

Absolute Pressure Gauge pressure plus atmospheric pressure. Absorb To soak up or drink in, as when a hazardous material is taken into a plant, textile, or soil. Absorbed Dose The quantity of a material absorbed per unit of mass of tissue; unit ...

Google previewHawkins' electrical dictionary (1910)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the electric arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

Absolute Pressure. — That measured from the true zero or point of no pressure. It is equal to the pressure indicated upon the gauge, plus that of the atmosphere, which is usually taken as 14.7, or 15 lbs. Thus, 68 lbs. gauge pressure is 82.7, ...

Google previewNew American Encyclopedia of Social and Commercial Information ... (1908)

Including Exhaustive Practical Treatises Especially Adapted for Self-instruction in English Grammar, Rhetoric and Literature, Modern Languages, the Plastic and Decorative Arts, Music ... the Theoretical and Practical Sciences ... the Principles of Law, Business Etiquette ... Together with a Multitude of Interesting Facts and Useful Recipes ... by James Edward Homans

This is true because the pressure exerted by the gases in the cylinder against the diaphragm of the gauge must always operate against atmospheric pressure on its opposite face; hence, its absolute pressure is the gauge pressure plus 14.7.

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production (1991)

by Norman J. Hyne

absolute pressure total pressure including both atmospheric pressure and gauge pressure. Absolute pressure is often measured in pounds per square inch absolute (psia). Absolute pressure is in contrast to gauge pressure.

Google previewHawkins' mechanical dictionary (1909)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the mechanic arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

Absolute Pressure.

Google previewOBD2 Automotive Code Encyclopedia and Cross Reference Guide

P0106 - Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit Range/Performance Problem.

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