radial-flow

radial-flow

[′rād·ē·əl ¦flō]
(engineering)
Having the fluid working substance flowing along the radii of a rotating tank.
(petroleum engineering)
Pertaining to spokelike flow of reservoir fluids radially inward toward a wellbore focal area.
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Analysis of radial-flow impellers of different configurations, The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology 13(1): 24-33.
8MW units fitted out with radial-flow hydraulic turbines with pre-turbine gate valves, two hydrogenerators and excitation systems.
They have studied the shape and the size of cavern generated around a radial-flow Scaba 6SRGT impeller in the mixing of xanthan gum solution, which is a pseudoplastic fluid possessing yield stress.
Axial-flow compressors are more efficient than radial-flow compressors and component efficiency is of prime importance.
The gas turbine's combustion system design must be appropriate to the unique radial-flow system.