specific weight


specific weight
noun
: the weight of a substance per unit volume in absolute units equal to the density multiplied by the acceleration of gravity

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Specific weight — The specific weight (also known as the unit weight) is the weight per unit volume of a material, or::gamma = ho , gwhere:gamma is the specific weight of the material (weight per unit volume, typically N/m3 units): ho is the density of the… …   Wikipedia

  • specific weight — tankis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiagos vienetinio tūrio masė (kg/m³). atitikmenys: angl. density; density of mass; mass density; specific weight; weight density rus. массовая плотность; плотность; плотность массы; удельная масса …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • specific weight — savitasis svoris statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. specific weight vok. spezifisches Gewicht, n rus. удельный вес, m pranc. poids spécifique, m; poids volumique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • specific weight — savitasis svoris statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Dydis, lygus medžiagos svorio ir tūrio santykiui. Kartais reiškiamas medžiagos tankio ir laisvojo kritimo pagreičio sandauga. SI vienetas N/m³. atitikmenys: angl. specific weight vok.… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • specific weight — weight on one unit of a material in relation to a standard weight index …   English contemporary dictionary

  • specific weight — i. The ratio of the weight of an aircraft’s reciprocating engine (including the weight of the cowling and the propeller) to the brake horsepower it produces. ii. The ratio of the mass of a gas turbine engine and its net thrust …   Aviation dictionary

  • Specific storage — (Ss), storativity (S), specific yield (Sy) and specific capacity are material physical properties that characterize the capacity of an aquifer to release groundwater from storage in response to a decline in hydraulic head. For that reason they… …   Wikipedia

  • Weight training — This article is about strength training using weight (gravity) to generate resistance to contraction. For basic principles on increasing the strength of muscles, see strength training. A complete weight training workout can be performed with a… …   Wikipedia

  • weight — [[t]weɪt[/t]] n. 1) wam the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs 2) phs the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity 3) wam a system of units for… …   From formal English to slang

  • weight — weighter, n. /wayt/, n. 1. the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs. 2. Physics. the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity: commonly taken, in a… …   Universalium


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.