air inlet


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air inlet

[′er ¦in‚let]
(mechanical engineering)
In an air-conditioning system, a device through which air is exhausted from a room or building.

Air inlet

Apertures such as grilles, diffusers, or louvered openings through which air is intentionally drawn from a conditioned space.

air inlet

In an air-conditioning system, a device through which air is supplied to the system.

air inlet

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The portion of aircraft ahead of the engine compressor that is designed to conduct incoming air to the compressor at correct speed and direction and with minimum energy loss resulting from drag or ram air losses.
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In order to make the comparison between the experimental and numerical results easier, it was decided not to consider a refined grid near the wall surface and in the air inlet and outlet.
TAI produced the air inlet duct at its composites manufacturing facility in Ankara, Turkey, as part of a five-year, $28.
According to Sanayama, the length change is essentially predicated on a new front fascia, one that includes an additional air inlet in the bumper for cooling the hybrid system.
Both air inlet and outlet are housed on the top of the "EasyCarb" for easy handling and transportation.
It has a zinc aluminum alloy construction with a 1/4" NPT male or 1/4" NPT female compressed air inlet.
The range's low energy consumption is achieved through AEMS - automatic energy management system, which optimises energy usage, reducing waste by matching compressed air inlet conditions to a required dewpoint.
The Fasti system provided an air inlet temperature of -20 F and outlet temperature of 132 F.
Grill For Generator Room Air Inlet On Side Wall 602.
Known as a destructive test article, the prototype all-composite air inlet duct reflects the growing maturity of TAI's composite fiber-placed manufacturing processes, and the steady evolution of its role as a second source supplier of center fuselages for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
By evenly distributing the fan pressure across several air inlet openings, an Enviro Noise Control inlet silencer actually increases the airflow volume into the cooling core and thereby increases the efficiency of the cooler.