capillary flow


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capillary flow

The flow of moisture through a capillary pore system, as in concrete.
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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].
Capillary flow will be most rapid through sandy soils with large pores and slowest through clayey soils with many fine pores.
Capillary flow is described by the capillary rise equation, which relates the height to which water will rise above a water table in unsaturated soil to the diameter of pores in the soil environment:
The fluorescein solution was pumped with a peristaltic pump through a capillary flow cell [5].
G] capillary flow permeability analyzer is a compact, bench-top instrument that measures through pores in membranes, filters, paper, plastics, ceramics, sintered and woven metals and other porous media.
Similar to the PMI capillary flow porometer, the PMI damp-on porometer measures the bubble point, the mean flow pore diameter, pore size distribution, gas permeability and envelope surface area but does not require a sample to be cut out from the bulk material.
We were able to optimize the number of parts in process to fully absorb long capillary flow times, part transport times and extended product heating times.
Stucco can 'bond' or adhere to the housewrap surface altering its surface energy, thereby allowing housewrap pores to become 'wetted' and subsequently establish capillary flow.
Smoking narrows blood vessels, decreasing capillary flow to the area.
Capillary flow can occur in any direction--up, down, or laterally (figure 7-10).
Content, such as bioheat transfer, thermoregulation, freezing, global warming, capillary flow and dispersion are some of the topics not typically included iii the undergraduate-level teaching of transport phenomena.
This process thins the film around the particles and alters the interface between the particles and the polymer matrix, creating portals that allow the capillary flow of gases between the particle and the film and thus increasing the overall permeability of the film.

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