By Cutler J. Cleveland
Written by way of the editor of The Encyclopedia of strength, Cutler Cleveland, this dictionary supplies execs around the multi-disciplinary box of power a device to raised converse on strength issues and comprehend power matters and possibilities. This paperback variation, priced at lower than part the cost of the hardcover variation and elevated with over 500 new phrases, makes this beneficial reference to be had to an excellent wider viewers past strength scientists, together with new pros, scholars, and company oil and fuel businesses. -Over 10,000 entries overlaying a few forty clinical disciplines and subject matters - Essays by means of scientists, biographical entries on key contributors, and historic reviews - Historical rates on power concerns, - Illustrated with 100 images and illustrations - Now increased with over 500 new phrases and on hand in paperback at part the cost of the 1st variation
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A transverse hydromagnetic wave that propagates along magnetic field lines and is generated by the low-frequency oscillation of ions in a fluid medium, typically a plasma. algae Ecology. singular, alga. any of a large group of mostly aquatic organisms that contain chlorophyll and other pigments and can carry on photosynthesis, but lack true roots, stems, or leaves; they range from microscopic single cells to large multicellular structures, including nearly all seaweeds. Research is currently being conducted into the use of algae as biomass fuel.
2. specifically, the atomic clock approximate length of time required for an atmospheric pollutant to fall to a specified fraction of its original level, as a result of either being converted to another (nontoxic) chemical compound or being removed from the atmosphere by means of a sink. atmospheric pressure Earth Science. 7 pounds per square inch. atmospheric turbidity Solar. haziness in the atmosphere due to aerosols such as dust. If turbidity is zero, the sky has no dust, as measured by a sun photometer.
ARPA Communication. S. Defense Department in 1958 to promote the development of new technologies with military application (in the aftermath of the USSR's launching of the first artificial satellite); ARPA became a catalyst for the development of the modern computer, the Internet, and other information technology. Arps (decline) curve Oil & Gas. , production will increase for a short period, then peak and follow a long, slow decline. S. geologist J. J. ] Arps-Roberts model Oil & Gas. a model of oil discovery whose premise is that for each additional wildcat well drilled, the probability of finding a field of a certain size class is proportional to the number of remaining undiscovered fields of that class, and to the size of fields in that class.
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