fluid friction

fluid friction

[¦flü·əd ′frik·shən]
(fluid mechanics)
Conversion of mechanical energy in fluid flow into heat energy.
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Moreover, aircraft pumps are highly efficient systems as their usage results in negligible loss due to the fluid friction of hydraulic operations.
As a result of the inherent irreversibility in many heat transfer processes, the momentum and energy exchange on the couple stress thin film on the moving belt will ultimately lead to a nonequilibrium situation; therefore there will be a continuous generation of entropy, [E.sub.G], due to heat transfer and fluid friction within the moving film.
As a result, fluid friction irreversibility dominates over heat transfer irreversibility within the porous medium.
Moreover, the present structure does not provide fluid friction mode for the whole operation cycle of hydraulic motor and pump.
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 convection, apart from heat transfer, fluid friction is the other source of loss of available work.
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).
[N.sub.1] represents the irreversibility due to heat transfer, [N.sub.2] represents fluid friction and magnetic field irreversibility, and [PHI] is the irreversibility ratio.
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.
A method of correlating forced convection heat transfer data and a comparison with fluid friction. Transactions of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers 29:174-210.
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.