плотность воздуха; ad;
- The mass density of a parcel of air expressed in units of mass per volume.
- Плотность воздуха
A basic equation in night visual range theory, relating the illuminance of a point source of light to distance and the transmissivity of the atmosphere.
A type of wind shield used around the mouth of a precipitation gage to reduce the effect of wind on catch.
- Pertaining to measurements or devices in which the output varies continuously (e.g., voltage or rotation signals); compare to digital.
- Аналог; аналоговый
- A general term for instruments designed to measure the speed or force of the wind.
- Instrument for measuring velocity of airflow.
- An instrument for measuring the velocity ...
Automated surface observing system. a network of instrumented weather stations deployed primarily by the u.s. national weather service to make weather observations without observer involvement. automatic surface observation system;
automated weather observation system; antisubmarine warfare operators school;
- Automated weather observing system. a federal aviation administration specification describing an automatic weather station capable of making aviation weather observations without operator inv...
The atmospheric pressure at a given point due to the gravitational force on the column of air above it. bp; барометрическое; барометрическое давление; барометрическая высота; atmospheric pressure. baroque a european style of architecture and decoration which developed in the 17th cent. in italy from late renaissance and mannerist forms, and culminated in the churches, monasteries,;
A thermometer, the sensitive element of which consists of two metal strips which have different coefficients of expansion and are brazed together. the distortions of the system in response to temp...
Instrument used to measure cloud base height.
- A temperature scale having the freezing point of pure water at 0° and the boiling point at 100° under standard sea level pressure.
- Цельсий; по шкале цельсия
- A metric scal...
|centigrade temperature scale|
The older name for the celsius temperature scale. the use of this name was officially abandoned by international agreement in 1948.
The height of the cloud base above the local terrain.
The cardinal points of the compass: n, nne, ne, etc.
A protective coating applied to circuits usually by spray deposition.
A wind blowing perpendicular to the course of a moving object. often used when referring to winds affecting ballistics. боковой ветер; вертолет-кран;
Anemometer which measures wind speed by the speed of rotation of 3 or 4 hemispherical or conical cups, each fixed to the end of a horizontal arm projecting from a vertical axis.
dr; коэффициент демпфирования;
- A parameter used to describe the response of a wind vane to a sudden change in wind direction. it is defined as the ratio of the actual damping to the critical damping, where critical damping ...
db; мертвая зона;
- The range through which the input may be varied without initiating a response; usually expressed as a percentage of full-scale range.
- Зона нечувствительности
The passage of air necessary over a wind vane to cause the vane to respond to 5o% of a step function change in wind direction.
The difference between temperature measurements taken at two significant levels above the ground. temperatures at 10 and 40 meters are commonly used.
The temperature to which a given parcel of air must be cooled at constant pressure and constant water vapor content in order for saturation to occur. any further cooling usually results in the for...
The passage of air necessary over a wind speed sensor to cause the sensor to respond to 63% of a step function change in wind speed.
The actual temperature of the air, used for comparison with wet bulb temperature.
- Programs or instructions which are stored in read-only memory.
- An often-used micro program or instruction set stored in rom. usually refers to the rom-based software that controls a...
fp; точка замерзания;
- Temperature of solidification of a liquid under given conditions.
- Точка замерзания
A wind blowing in a direction opposite to the course of a moving object. often used when referring to winds affecting ballistics. встречный ветер; указатель курса;
|hot film anemometer|
Anemometer which measures wind speed by measuring the degree of cooling of a metal film heated by an electric current.
Instrument resulting from the combination of a thermograph and a hygrograph and furnishing, on the same chart, simultaneous time recording of ambient temperature and humidity. termohigrógrafo .;
- The difference noted in a sensor's output as a response to first an increasing, and then a decreasing, input signal of the same value. if yi is the value of the output with an increasing input...
A spring which is designed to achieve a fixed spring constant over a wide temperature range. usually, this involves the use of an alloy with high nickel content such as ni-span c. it is common for...
|kelvin temperature scale|
An absolute temperature scale based upon the triple point of pure water defined as 273.16° k. the size of the degree is the same as on the celsius scale, and the zero point is absolute zero.
A basic equation in daytime visual range theory, relating the apparent luminance of a distant black object, the apparent luminance of the background-sky above the horizon, and the extinction coeff...
- A unit of energy per unit area, equal to 1 gramcalorie/cm² and commonly employed in radiation measurement.
- The unit of solar energy relating to the amount which reaches a speci...
light direction and ranging; лидар, устройство определения направления и расстояния при помощи луча света; laser intensity direction and ranging;
- Light detecting and ranging. a technique used to detect atmospheric constituents or related parameters such as atmospheric extinction coefficient. light is produced in a modulated source and t...
линейность, коэффициент нелинейных искажений; линейность; lin;
- The maximum departure of an instrument's actual response curve from the "best fit" straight line response. it applies only to instruments with more or less linear response, and is usually stat...
Thermometer in which the difference in the rates of expansion with temperature of a liquid and its receptacle is used as a measure of the temperature. the liquid used may be ethyl alcohol, toluene...
|local visual distance|
The meteorological visual range, which can be estimated from the average extinction coefficient using the koschmieder equation
|low level wind shear|
A local variation in the wind direction or speed. this condition can present danger to aircraft, especially at landing, when a sudden shift from headwind to tailwind can cause a rapid loss of airs...
Thermometer used for measuring the highest temperature attained during a given interval of time; for example, a day.
An aneroid barograph designed to record atmospheric pressure changes of very small magnitude.
Thermometer used for measuring the lowest temperature attained during a given interval of time; for example, a day.
In a system of moist air, the dimensionless ratio of the mass of water vapor to the mass of dry air.
An instrument used to measure the scattering coefficient of an air sample caused by suspended particles. the measurement can be used to determine the visual range through the medium. нефелометр;
A reflecting type telescope with a 45° mirror, so that the primary image is observed through a hole in the side of the tube.
national weather service; national weather station; naval weapons station; nose-wheel steering; national weather service (noaa);
- The national weather service, administered by the u.s. department of commerce, and responsible for the collection of weather data, the routine production of weather forecasts, and the issuance...
|operational weather limits|
The limiting values of ceiling, visibility and wind, or runway visual range, established as safety minima for aircraft landings and take-offs.
occupational safety and health administration; управление по технике безопасности и гигиене труда (сша);
- The occupational safety and health administration, a regulatory office of the u.s. department of labor.
- Occupational safety and health administration
An output which has a separate communication path (or wire) for each bit of a digital character this form of transmission makes each bit available simultaneously, and thus results in very fast com...
- Instrument that measures luminous intensity, luminous flux, light distribution or color.
- An instrument which measures luminous intensity.
- Any instrument that measures pho...