discharge channel

discharge channel

[′dis‚chärj ‚chan·əl]
(mechanical engineering)
The passage in a pressure-relief device through which the fluid is released to the outside of the device.
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Most of the earlier studies were related to the measurement of pressures in open volumes of liquid at considerable distances from the discharge channel.
the series of electrical processes taking place within 1 s by which charge is transferred along a discharge channel between electric charge centers of opposite sign within a thundercloud (intracloud flash), between a cloud charge center and the earth's surface (cloud-to-ground flash or ground-to-cloud discharge), between two different clouds (intercloud or cloud-to-cloud discharge), or between a cloud charge and the air (air discharge).
However, depending on the tide's stage, the best place to target seatrout, redfish and resident snook can vary from the buoys all the way to the end of the discharge channel.
The optimization of the spark gap, variation of the inductance and resistance of the spark gap, geometry of the discharge channel of laser, observance of beam spot and electric field to pressure in the discharge channel of laser are measured and calculated.
NIA had to breach the embankment walls of the system's discharge channel or waste way because a government contractor failed to install the mechanism that would have controlled the flow of water.
In September 2007 and May 2014, the Asian fish tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti,1934 (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidea), was found in populations of the non-native convict cichlid (Archocentrus nigrofasciatus) and mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) collected from the discharge channel of a water treatment plant in Los Angeles County.
The service projects in the Governorate of North Al Batinah include the construction of Al Dhwaiher and Hail Al Raka road in the Wilayat of Al Khabourah including the discharge channel and the box culverts for wadi pathways.
The southwest channel at this site had been dug as a discharge channel.
7-10) When a microarc extinguishes, it brings a discharge channel and leaves a pore on the coating surface.
16 was about 23,000 picocuries per liter in the new well drilled within about 25 yards of Sequoyah's cooling water discharge channel leading to the Tennessee River.
Some marine life is able to survive, adapt and acclimatise to the warm thermal discharge water temperatures at the seawater discharge channel.
Samples of macrophytes, water and bottom sediments were collected at the monitoring stations (1, 4, 6, 7) of Druksiai Lake, in the INPP industrial storm water and process water discharge channel (ISW-1,2), in the cooling water discharge channel (CW), as well as in the channel of the INPP and Visaginas municipal waste water treatment plant (WWTP) and in the route of the WW of the WWTP into Druksiai Lake in 1988-2004 and 2007-2008 (Fig.