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A fjord (Lysefjorden) in Norway
A fjord (Lysefjorden) in Norway

An inlet is a body of water, usually seawater, which has characteristics of one or more of the following: Lulworth Cove, Dorset, England. ... Lulworth Cove Lulworth Cove is a cove near the village of West Lulworth, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset, south England. ... Dorset (pronounced DOR-sit or [dÉ”.sÉ™t], and sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the south-west of England, on the English Channel coast. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2005 est. ... The fjord Lysefjorden as seen from Kjerag Photo by: Ove Hetland Taken from: http://www. ... The fjord Lysefjorden as seen from Kjerag Photo by: Ove Hetland Taken from: http://www. ... The Lysefjord from Kjerag The Lysefjord from Lysebotn Lysefjord (or Lysefjorden, the suffix -en is a form of the definite article in the Norwegian language) is a fjord located in Ryfylke in south-western Norway. ... This article is about the chemical substances. ... Annual mean sea surface temperature for the World Ocean. ...

An inlet is an indentation of water into land, usually of a small size; a narrow strip of water running from a larger body of water into land or between lands. Also known as a gulf or a bay. The bay at San Sebastián, Spain A headland is an area of land adjacent to water on three sides. ... Lulworth Cove, Dorset England This article is about the coastal feature, for details of the megalithic monument see Cove (standing stones) A cove is a coastal landform. ... Estuaries and coastal waters are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing ecological, economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits. ... Firth is the Scots word used to denote various coastal waters in Scotland. ... Fjord in Sunnmøre, Norway A fjord (or fiord) is a narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes, which results from marine inundation of a glaciated valley. ... A loch is the name given to a body of water in Scotland or Ireland. ... Look up Lough in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Please see also Loch A Lough is a body of water and either: a lake or; b sea lough, which may be perceived also as a fjord, estuary, bay or sea inlet. ... Northern Øresund Puget Sound and Mt. ... An indentation can mean two things: To make notches in something or form deep recesses in a coastline for instance. ... Gulf can refer to: A gulf or bay is a part of a lake or ocean that extends so that it is surrounded by land on three sides. ... In geography, a bay or gulf is a collection of water that is surrounded by land on three sides. ...

The Mediterranean Sea (and thus the Black Sea) may be seen as inlets of the Atlantic Ocean. For the oceanographic term, see Mediterranean sea (oceanography). ... Map of the Black Sea. ...

Currituck Sound, North Carolina
Currituck Sound, North Carolina
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Inlet Performance (778 words)
The inlet sits upstream of the compressor and, while the inlet does no work on the flow, there are some important design features of the inlet.
Referring to our station numbering, free stream conditions are noted by a "0" subscript, the entrance to the inlet is station "1" and the exit of the inlet and entrance to the compressor is station "2".
The inlet is usually sized to pass the maximum airflow that the engine can ever demand and, for all other conditions, the inlet spills the difference between the actual engine airflow and the maximum air demanded.
Inlets (750 words)
On a typical subsonic inlet, the surface of the inlet from outside to inside is a continuous smooth curve with some thickness from inside to outside.
The inlet lip is sharpened to minimize the performance losses from shock waves that occur during supersonic flight.
For hypersonic inlets the value of pressure recovery is very low and nearly constant because of shock losses, so hypersonic inlets are normally characterized by their kinetic energy efficiency.
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