capillary pressure


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capillary pressure

[′kap·ə‚ler·ē ‚presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The difference of pressure across the interface of two immiscible fluid phases.
The pressure or adhesive force exerted by water in an enclosed space as a result of surface tension.
(physiology)
Pressure exerted by blood against capillary walls.
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It is worth noting that the capillary pressure transducer is the most commonly used transducer in the extrusion industry.
The wetting front capillary pressure can be obtained from the integration of the Brooks and Corey equation of relative hydraulic conductivity (Brooks and Corey, 1964), through the expression (Brakensiek, 1977; Rawls et al.
Capillary limit can be reached when the capillary pressure is not sufficient enough to bring the condensed liquid to the evaporator section.
For the liquid-gas interface at the downstream edge, the expression for the capillary pressure within a film forming surface of Ruschak (11) was applied.
11), (21-25) One of the simplest was derived by Brown, (11) who balanced the force to compress two Hertzian spheres with the estimated lowest capillary pressure that can be supported by a stable meniscus between three latex particles (12.
The JIP will focus on the following key issues: relationships between facies, depositional sequences and reservoir quality; shale pore types and their effect on total porosity and permeability; porosity-permeability trends for individual Utica and Point Pleasant facies; relative permeability and capillary pressure behavior; and linking core-derived reservoir quality to well logs and well productivity.
However, tissue pressures greater than capillary pressure can be endured for some time before ischemia results [12].
The following variables were measured: MAP, stop flow pressure (SFP), transcapillary hydraulic pressure ([data]P), hematocrit (Hct), free flow pressure (FFP), capillary pressure (PC), and afferent (CA) and efferent (CE) protein concentration.
In fact, water in the sub-layers can evaporate due to the presence of negative capillary pressure while a preventive layer against the diffusion of water is formed on the surface.
Matrix capillary pressure is important in fractured reservoirs since it controls the rate of water uptake from the fracture network into the matrix and the efficiency of oil displacement by spontaneous imbibition.
The advanced software also allows users to acquire capillary pressure using our patented measurement technique, providing a measured rather than a modelled result much more quickly than any other method.
body weight against the operating table in the supine position) results in ischemia, and the compromise of venous capillary outflow causes an increase in venous capillary pressure.