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shock point

Italian translation: punto d\'urto

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English term or phrase:shock point
Italian translation:punto d\'urto
Entered by: Gianluca Marras
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11:19 Dec 14, 2010
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / wet gas compressor
English term or phrase: shock point
description of a wet gas compressor:

A shock point may be positioned within the divergent section downstream of the throat section.
Gianluca Marras
Italy
Local time: 00:39
punto d'urto
Explanation:
il punto nel quale avviene l'urto dovuto all'onda d'urto (shock wave)

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Note added at 2 ore (2010-12-14 14:00:38 GMT)
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At the nozzle throat, the stream reaches sonic velocity. In the diverging section of the nozzle, the increase in
cross sectional area decreases the shock wave pressure and its velocity increases to supersonic velocity.
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Gian
Italy
Local time: 00:39
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grazie!
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punto d'urto


Explanation:
il punto nel quale avviene l'urto dovuto all'onda d'urto (shock wave)

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Note added at 2 ore (2010-12-14 14:00:38 GMT)
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At the nozzle throat, the stream reaches sonic velocity. In the diverging section of the nozzle, the increase in
cross sectional area decreases the shock wave pressure and its velocity increases to supersonic velocity.


Gian
Italy
Local time: 00:39
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 2464
Grading comment
grazie!

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agree  Federica Pariani
16 hrs

neutral  MicB: potrebbe trattarsi anche del punto di innesco dell'onda d'urto? vedi ad esempio pag. 48 del documento http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/2542/1/umi-umd-2426.p...
3 days 4 hrs
  -> non so quale punto sia; innesco non è detto nel testo
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