flow pattern

flow pattern

[′flō ‚pad·ərn]
(fluid mechanics)
Pattern of two-phase flow in a conduit or channel pipe, taking into consideration the ratio of gas to liquid and conditions of flow resistance and liquid holdup.
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Colour flow imaging makes it possible to evaluate the full length of the arterial segments of the lower limb and identify the absence of flow signals, sites of increased velocity, flow pattern, evaluate the cross-sectional examination of the artery and estimate relative stenosis.
The method completely gave the discriminated method of flow pattern and firstly calculated each flow pattern separately.
Study on oil-in-water two-phase flow dates back to the 1960s, and early researchers' main focus is on the flow pattern observation and definition.
However, achieving a balanced flow pattern is not always an easy task for many mold designers, according to the company.
Besides, flow pattern selection were not successful, and the flow in inclined pipes was not well predicted.
It is important to identify the flow pattern, since significant parameters such as liquid hold-up and pressure drop
Knowledge of the structure or flow pattern in many hydraulic phenomena especially intake structures is essential, because the rate of flow discharge as well as sediment input into the intake largely depends on the characteristics of this pattern.
But when researchers presented the snake with stimuli it perceived as threatening, the fight-or-flight response changed the spectacle's blood flow pattern.
Thermal plumes from heat sources and warm or cold windows had a notable effect on the flow pattern and velocity distribution in the occupied zone.
In addition, flow pattern indicates corresponding two phase distribution at the cross section of the inlet and thus affects the liquid split in the vertical branch tubes.
Influences of cardiac function, intraabdominal pressure, and intrathoracic pressure on hepatic vein flow pattern have also been reported.