continuity-equation

continuity equation

noun Mechanics.
the mathematical statement in fluid mechanics that, for a fluid passing through a tube in a steady flow, the mass flowing through any section of the tube in a unit of time is constant.

Origin:
1830–40

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To continuity-equation
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: continuity man
Next Definition: continuo
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for continuity-equation
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing continuity-equation
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature