maximal flow

maximal flow

[′mak·sə·məl ′flō]
(industrial engineering)
Maximum total flow from the source to the sink in a connected network.
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Following the completion of the EVH challenge maximal flow volume loops were measured in duplicate at 3, 5, 7, 10 and 15 minutes with the best [FEV.
The rest flow before heating, maximal flow in response to heating, and time to maximal flow were assessed from the capillary flow curves recorded [9].
Methods: The study retrospectively evaluated 160 men and 23 women, aged >40 years and with a detrusor pressure at maximal flow rate (P [sub]det Q [sub]max) of ≥40 cmH [sub]2 O in men, who underwent urodynamic testing.
The bet result so far was recently obtained by Guedj and Zeriahi that were able to define the maximal flow for any initial current with zero Lelong number.
A drilling investment problem in which the maximal flow of oil is constrained at the well level provides a better fit for the actual cost structure of the oil industry.
The International Prostate Symptom Index (IPSS) and quality of life (QoL), maximal flow rate (Qmax) and post-void residual (PVR) were examined pre-operatively and postoperatively during follow-up.
According to maximal flow and minimal cut of network information flow, the maximal value W of flow that from source S to information sink T equals to the capacity of its minimal cut.
The maximal flow speed was observed not at the free boundary but at the cavities, and thus the polymer filling efficiency is higher than that of SFB.
Dysanapsis in normal lungs assessed by the relationship between maximal flow, static recoil, and vital capacity.
It featured the maximal flow of 770 mm, the flow time into the diameter of 500 mm--6 s and the air content--4.
In order to make a valid comparison of tidal flow and maximal flow, the tidal breathing loop must be plotted at the correct point in the lung volume history.
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