standard atmosphere


standard atmosphere
   see atmosphere.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • Standard atmosphere — can refer to:* A standard reference value for air pressure: ** Atmosphere (unit), an approximation of the value at sea level ** Atmospheric pressure, other reference values * A model of how atmospheric pressure varies with altitude: ** The U.S.… …   Wikipedia

  • standard atmosphere — noun a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade • Syn: ↑atmosphere, ↑atm, ↑standard pressure • Hypernyms: ↑pressure unit • Hyponyms: ↑STP, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • standard atmosphere — 1. an arbitrarily determined vertical distribution of atmospheric pressure, temperature, and density, assumed to have physical constants and conforming to parametric equations, used for calculations in ballistics, the design of pressure… …   Universalium

  • standard atmosphere — fizikinė atmosfera statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. standard atmosphere vok. physikalische Atmosphäre, f rus. атмосфера физическая, f pranc. atmosphère normale, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • standard atmosphere — fizikinė atmosfera statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. standard atmosphere vok. physikalische Atmosphäre, f rus. нормальная атмосфера, f; физическая атмосфера, f pranc. atmosphère normale, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • standard atmosphere — /stændəd ˈætməsfɪə/ (say standuhd atmuhsfear) noun 1. Physics any hypothetical atmosphere the physical properties of which are given arbitrary values approximating to mean conditions, for such purposes as comparing the performance of aircraft,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • standard atmosphere — Condition when air is at 14.7 psia pressure. at 68 0F (20 0C) temperature and a relative humidity of 36 percent …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • standard atmospheric conditions/standard atmosphere — The internationally accepted conditions of the atmosphere to allow all measurements to be brought to the same norms. The standard atmospheric conditions at sea level are pressure: 29.92 in of mercury or 1013.2 hectopascals; temperature: 15°C;… …   Aviation dictionary

  • International Standard Atmosphere — The International Standard Atmosphere (ISA) is an atmospheric model of how the pressure, temperature, density, and viscosity of the Earth s atmosphere change over a wide range of altitudes. It consists of tables of values at various altitudes,… …   Wikipedia

  • U.S. Standard Atmosphere — The U.S. Standard Atmosphere is a series of models that define values for atmospheric temperature, density, pressure and other properties over a wide range of altitudes. The first model, based on an existing international standard, was published… …   Wikipedia


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