buoyancy


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buoyancy

(1) The degree to which a body floats in a liquid.
(2) The force exerted by a fluid on a floating body, which opposes the force of gravity and is equal to the  body’s density.
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From surface to seabed, Balmoral products, including thermal insulation, rigid and distributed riser, ROV/AUV and subsurface buoyancy through to elastomer cable protectors, bend restrictors, stiffeners, clamps and riser protection guards, are in use around the world.
The variation of u with buoyancy ratio parameter N shows that when the molecular buoyancy force dominates over the thermal buoyancy force [absolute value of u] experiences an enhancement irrespective of the directions of the buoyancy forces (fig.
Box 1 Textbook Explanation: Standard diagram for finding the density of an object using buoyancy [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Answer To find the density of the object it is necessary to first find its mass and its volume.
The buoyancy aid came up, and the little girl was inside.
The buoyancy assisted aircraft differs from dirigibles in that it might have a rigid semi-monocoque hull structure fabricated from a lightweight but strong composite glass and carbonfiber material that includes gas cells.
When the liquid front reached the bottom of the cores, the buoyancy forces moved opposite to the forces of gravity.
The technology removes buoyancy effects caused by temperature differences that lead to air currents.
Mack-Cali's recent $194 million sale of Harborside Financial Center Plaza 10, a 19-story class A office building on the Jersey City waterfront, was an excellent demonstration of harvesting value for our shareholders given the buoyancy of the investment sales market.
A study of the Earth's mantle beneath the ocean near Iceland provides the most-convincing evidence yet that simple buoyancy of hot, partially molten rocks can play an important role in causing them to rise and erupt through the surface at mid-ocean ridges.
The patch of sun lights the market below and creates a plume of hot air that is drawn out by its own buoyancy through the roof light.
For example, today's word was buoyancy, so I wrote the following sentence on the blackboard.
COMNAVSEASYSCOM Washington DC 010635Z Feb 02 (NOTAL), Diving Advisory 02-02, reports there have been two recent incidents of buoyancy compensator (BC) over-pressurization valves sticking in the open position.