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Definition of the noun Aerostatics

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noun

  1. [physics] the study of gases in equilibrium and of balloons or aircraft in varying atmospheric conditions

Explanation

Aerostatics is the study of gases that are not in motion. The corresponding study of gases in motion is called aerodynamics. It is a subfield of fluid statics.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics (2015)

by Frank Hitchens

Aerostatics is a close relative or subfield of aerodynamics. It deals with the science of gasses at rest (hence static) and in equilibrium, as opposed to aerodynamics the study of airflow, or planes in motion through the air. An aerostat ...

Google previewFLUID MECHANICS AND TURBO MACHINES (2008)

by MADAN MOHAN DAS

Aerostatics is a subject of interest in meteorology and aeronautics. It deals with the determination of the static properties of the atmosphere. Considerable importance has been given to aerostatics by aeronautical engineers ...

Google previewThe Examiner (1825)

laws affecting it are under consideration: Aerostatics is a minor branch of Pneumatics; and Aboustics a very important one, requiring a knowledge of reflected bodies. In Optics, the laws of reflected light are purely mechanical, being those of ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopædia (1897)

Aerostatics is that branch of Hydrostatics (q.v.) which treats of the equilibrium and pressure, &c. of air and gases. /Es'ehines, an Athenian orator, second only to Demosthenes, born 389 B.C. In the question of the attitude of Athens towards King ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA (1901)

Aerostatics is that branch of Hydrostatics (q.v.) which treats of the equilibrium and pressure, &c. of air and gases. jEs'chines, an Athenian orator, second only to Demosthenes, born 389 B.C. In the question of the attitude of Athens towards King ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

ADVERTISEMENT 16 AEROSTATICS advertisement (ad-ver'tiz-ment), n. aerated bread (a'er-at-ed bred), n. a notice in a public print; an an- bread raised by charging the dough nouncement. with carbonic-acid gas. advice (ad-vis'), n. an ...

Google previewThe New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

pertaining to aerostatics. aerostatics (5.

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1852)

by Johann Georg Heck

Aerostatics. Gaseous or aeriform bodies, among which the atmospheric air occupies the most important place, in some respects form a great contrast to the true liquids. At an earlier period, atmospheric air was considered as a simple body ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

Aerostatics. [fluid dynamics, general, mechanics] Study of the equilibrium in fluids , coinciding with hydrostatics, with the main difference that aerostatic gasses are compressible fluids whereas liquids are not (see Figure A.49). Figure A.49 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement (2004)

by John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle

polo Section VI: Cycling Section VII: Automobilism Section VIH: Water sports: rowing, yachting, motorboating, swimming, water polo, fishing Section IX: Life saving Section X: Aerostatics: balloon races, carrier pigeon racing Section XI: Military ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Aerostation, ballooning, aerostatics. Aerostation* ». Aeronautics, ballooning, aerostatics.

Google previewFarrow's Military Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Military Knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow

AEROSTATICS. — That branch of science which treats of the equilibrium and pressure of air and other gases, and of the methods of measuring it by the barometer and other instruments. The expansive force or pressure of atmospheric air ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Volume 1 (1900)

AEROSTATICS. That branch of the science of mechanics which treats of air at rest, — that is, with its particles in equilibrium. Aerodynamics, as opposed to aerostatics, treats of air in motion. ESTIVATION. See Vols. IV, 13 1-2; IX, 787.

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