What is plane section?

  • (noun): (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid.
    Synonyms: section

Some articles on sections, plane:

Bernoulli's Principle - Derivations of Bernoulli Equation
... by integrating the Euler equations, or applying the law of conservation of energy in two sections along a streamline, ignoring viscosity, compressibility ... system consists of the volume of fluid, initially between the cross-sections A1 and A2 ... the fluid due to its elevation with respect to a reference plane ...

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