hydraulic loss

hydraulic loss

[hī′drȯ·lik ′lȯs]
(fluid mechanics)
The loss in fluid power due to flow friction within the system.
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The new Komatsu excavator includes major fuel economy improvements that more customers can realise by reducing hydraulic loss and employing new engine control technologies, all the while maintaining optimum operating performance," Khalid explained.
This eliminates hydraulic loss inherent in the valves, increasing energy efficiency.
Results have shown that splitting flow disturbs its core thus leading to increase in hydraulic loss.
Further hydraulic loss decrease can be obtained with optimization of the sheet metal vanes to imitate flow streamlines while respecting constructional capabilities.
Hydraulic loss reduction capability analysis for the HPP Vinodol drainage channel, Tehnicki fakultet u Rijeci, Rijeka
Considering the whole circuit like a local hydraulic resistance we obtain a global hydraulic loss coefficient [zeta]=16.