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Solutions for Chapter 10.5: Gradually Varied Flow
Full solutions for Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics | 8th Edition
Air with a lapse rate less than the wet adiabatic rate.
A fan-shaped deposit of sediment formed when a stream’s slope is abruptly reduced.
Altitude (of the Sun)
The angle of the Sun above the horizon.
Barred spiral galaxy
A galaxy having straight arms extending from its nucleus.
The total amount of sediment a stream is able to transport.
A star whose brightness varies periodically because it expands and contracts. A type of pulsating star.
The portion of seafloor that lies between the continental margin and the oceanic ridge system. This region comprises almost 30 percent of Earth’s surface.
A fault in which the movement is parallel to the dip of the fault.
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy.
The absorption of ultraviolet light, which is reemitted as visible light.
Fossil organisms that succeed one another in a definite and determinable order, and any time period can be recognized by its fossil content.
A vent in a volcanic area from which fumes or gases escape.
A submerged flat-topped seamount.
Humid continental climate
A relatively severe climate characteristic of broad continents in the middle latitudes between approximately 40 and 50 degrees north latitude. This climate is not found in the Southern Hemisphere, where the middle latitudes are dominated by the oceans.
A mass of glacial ice covering a high upland or plateau and spreading out radially.
A cloud occupying the height range from 2,000 to 6,000 meters.
All geologic time prior to the Paleozoic era.
A telescope that employs a lens to bend and concentrate the light from distant objects.
The O, A, and B horizons in a soil profile. Living roots and other plant and animal life are largely confined to this zone.
The size, shape, and distribution of the particles that collectively constitute a rock.