confined flow

confined flow

[kən′fīnd ′flō]
(engineering)
The flow of any fluid (liquid or gas) through a continuous container (process vessel) or conduit (piping or tubing).
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During die filling (the next step), flowability remains important, both flow induced by gravity and more confined flow as the feeder forces powder into the die.
During die filling (the next step), flowability remains important; both flow into the empty die and confined flow as the die fills.
g] reduces, thus resulting in a more confined flow field near the polymer-cutter contact, i.
considered cases of confined flow in a channel with high vertical sidewalls and unconfined flow with a floodplain.