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Google previewEssentials of Biotechnology (2009)

by Ulhas K. Patil, Kalyani Muskan

Absolute pressure is a pressure relative to a complete vacuum. Since this reference pressure is independent of location, temperature and weather, absolute pressure is a precise and invariant quantity. However, absolute pressure is not ...

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 previewPower Plant Engineering (2012)

by Larry Drbal, Kayla Westra, Pat Boston

Absolute pressure refers to any system where zero indicates an absolute minimum (the complete absence of pressure). Pressure values in this system are stated in units followed by the word absolute (pounds force per square inch absolute or ...

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 previewHandbook of Environmental Health, Fourth Edition, Volume II (2016)

Pollutant Interactions in Air, Water, and Soil by Herman Koren, Michael S. Bisesi

Absolute pressure is a combination of gauge pressure and atmospheric pressure. Therefore, if the atmospheric pressure is 14.7 lb/in.2, and the ...

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 previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

absolute pressure In engineering, ...

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 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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics (2015)

by Frank Hitchens

Absolute pressure The absolute pressure is equal to gage pressure plus the ambient atmospheric pressure . It is zero referenced against an absolute (perfect) vacuum . Absolute pressure = gage pressure + ambient pressure . The absolute ...

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 previewPatrick-Turner's Industrial Automation Dictionary (1996)

by Clarence T. Jones, S. Percy Jones

absolute pressure: Pressure measured relative to ambient atmospheric ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

absolute pressure — Gauge pressure plus atmospheric pressure. absolute pressure transducer — A transducer that measures pressure in relationship to zero pressure where a vacuum exists on one side of the diaphragm.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Science (2012)

Absolute pressure The measurement of pressure relative to the pressure in a vacuum. It is equal to the sum of the pressure shown on a pressure gauge and atmospheric pressure. Absolute pressure transducer Atransducerwhich measures ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition, Volumes One and Two (2006)

by James R. Pfafflin, Edward N. Ziegler

The absolute pressure is calculated by adding the static pressure in the stack to the barometric pressure. The molecular ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Physics

by Blackie

Absolute Pressure Acceleration due to gravity Absolute Pressure: The total pressure exerted on a system, equal to the gauge pressure plus atmospheric pressure. Absolute Temperature: Temperature measured relative to absolute zero.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

absolute pressure The measurement ofgas or air pressure relative to the pressure in a total vacuum. In comparison, the *gauge pressure is measured above atmospheric pressure, which is variable. absolute ...

Google previewPlumbing Illustrated Dictionary (2007)

by John Thompson

absolute pressure The total pressure exerted on a surface. The more usual pressure measured by most gauges is called gauge pressure and reflects an adjusted pressure that measures zero at the ...

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