fluid friction

fluid friction

[¦flü·əd ′frik·shən]
(fluid mechanics)
Conversion of mechanical energy in fluid flow into heat energy.
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To reduce power losses caused by friction, there should be fluid friction mode in every kinematic pair.
Since the solid pressure drop is actually caused mainly by particle fluid friction, the proportion of eachphase can illustrate the particle's effect on solid-liquid two-phase flow.
In this configuration, the fluid friction on the finger surfaces sustains the pressure difference between the front and back of the spacing.
The two papers following this discuss principles of mechanical and fluid friction, specific mechanisms, and recent clinical application studies (1, 2).
Among the topics are pressure-driven flow in microchannels, single-particle colloidal hydrodynamics, fluid friction and heat transfer in microchannels, cellular biomicrofluidics, and microscopic hemorheology and hemodynamics.
Fluid friction bearings considered above differ from each other by the design of bearing segments, elastic intersegmentary ties, geometrical dimensions and the method of controlling the shape of supporting lubrication layer as well as their stress.
More likely, in the opinion of theorists, something is very wrong with our understanding of how tidal energy dissipates in the star's interior due to fluid friction.
The measurement under the conditions of intermittent fluid friction
That's hardly a trivial matter, since it would mean that computer models that simulate the flow of ocean currents beneath ice shelves may need to be adjusted to incorporate additional fluid friction caused by large areas of rough ice.
5 feet/second - a very high velocity for a pipeline that resulted in a fluid friction loss of over 650 feet of head.