gravitational field

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gravitational field

The region in space in which the attractive effects of a given mass have an effect.
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This leads to a discussion on the influence of gravity field gradients on height network planning and levelling.
Terrain-Related Gravimetric Quantities Computed for the Next EGM, in: Gravity Field of the Earth, Kili^oglu A.
Recently Abd-Alla and Ahmed [16] studied the Rayleigh waves in an orthotropic thermoelastic medium under gravity field and initial stress.
This study adopts the parameters of the international GRS-80 (Moritz 1992) ellipsoid both as a reference for the geodetic coordinates and as a generator of the normal gravity field.
It is hard for a teacher to efficiently explain the fact that different planets have different gravity fields where different forces are applied on the objects or the Solar bodies that surround them.
We also made an attempt to evaluate, how the regional gravity field level is influenced by the deep sources such as the depth (relief) of Moho and Conrad discontinuities.
I am first and foremost a poet and I just happen to work in organizations because that is where I've been pulled by the gravity field of my work.
But the gravity field is also affected by variations in the density and thickness of the oceanic crust.
Changes to the gravity field are measured (using a gravimeter) to give a rough estimate of the density of the different rocks at depth.
Still there is something comic about what happens when human desire, purified as it is in Auster's books, is placed against the resistance of our gravity field.
These algorithms are a brilliant mechanism for survival, and they could evolve differently for each gravity field," Carter maintains.