Definition of velocity profile in English:

velocity profile

Line breaks: vel|ocity pro|file

noun

Physics
The variation in velocity along a line at right angles to the general direction of flow.
More example sentences
  • The parabolic velocity profile will generate a substantial distribution in residence time across w.
  • The pressure-driven velocity profile in the duct-shaped device influences diffusive transport in ways that affect the use of the T-sensor to measure molecular properties.
  • A further consequence is that, on the length scale of the cell, the oncoming velocity profile will be a quasisteady linear shear.

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