axial flow


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axial flow

[′ak·sē·əl ′flō]
(fluid mechanics)
Flow of fluid through an axially symmetric device such that the direction of the flow is along the axis of symmetry. Also known as axisymmetric flow.
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The pump was among the first axial flow devices; instead of mimicking the heart's pumping mechanism, the Nimbus pump was designed as a much smaller rotary device that results in continuous flow of blood.
Flux includes versions meeting this requirement within its range of stainless steel progressive cavity (PC) and axial flow pumps, and having obtained 3A approval for their F560S AAA and F427 models, are now ready to supply to the dairy market.
P-4 and P-5) VT Axial flow Pump at Pump House NB-4 of Narnaul Branch having lift 23.
A Danflo valve is an axial flow control valve with fast response, non-slam, tight sealing, and a large annular flow area for low-pressure drop.
pilot trial to test the safety and potential effectiveness of the HeartMate II, a miniature rotary pump with axial flow bearings, for patients with end-stage heart failure.
These pumps feature the Fluid-Vac axial flow technology for efficient vibration-free operation, with capacities from 15 to 500cu m per hour in the range from atmospheric pressure down to 4mbar.
After progressively worsening, the patient underwent successful placement of the DeBakey axial flow VAD.
Readily accessible and easy to service The combustion air, compressed in the axial flow compressor, enters the combustion chamber through the holes made in the liner and flows along the liner itself to keep it cool.
This is a major clinical milestone for Thoratec as the HeartMate II is the company's first axial flow device to enter human trials in the U.
P-4) VT Axial flow Pump at pump house NB-5 of Narnaul Branch having lift 23.
The HeartMate II is the company's first axial flow device to enter human trials and incorporates enhanced control software and other improvements based on our early clinical experience in Europe," Grossman noted.