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mechanical efficiency

[mi′kan·ə·kəl i′fish·ən·sē]
(mechanical engineering)
In an engine, the ratio of brake horsepower to indicated horsepower.
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Torvec believes that the EPA's determination of mechanical efficiency will establish the superiority of Torvec's hydraulic pump/motor compared to any other piston-pump available today.
Environmental Protection Agency will commence its determination of the mechanical efficiency of Torvec's hydraulic pump the week of May 17, 2004.
The main purpose of this research is to generate optimised feeding, transport, proportioning, measuring and alignment systems for more mechanical efficiency.
Common practice is to consider component efficiencies (engine brake thermal efficiency or brake specific fuel consumption, compressor mechanical efficiency, compressor thermal efficiency or horsepower per million standard cubic feet per day).
GKN Driveline's highly durable LSD provides a superior response and higher mechanical efficiency.
However, increased service implementation of longer drain interval oils due to a higher penetration of synthetics, growth in oil analysis practices, and an overall increase in commercial vehicles' mechanical efficiency, mean that commercial lubricant consumption is expected to fractionally increase by a compound annual growth rate of just 0.
The motion analysis includes a force balance on the compressor, which proves essential for determining the mechanical efficiency based on frictional losses.
The key drivers for Movex3 will be deeper, industry-specific functionality, simplified interoperability with other systems and business partners, and a richer, more natural user experience designed to encourage innovation, not just mechanical efficiency.
The growing success of TRW's Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) pump business comes from the fact that we differentiate ourselves from other pumps in terms of key performance requirements such as mechanical efficiency, cold start up response, low contamination levels and a very compact design.
The motor's mechanical efficiency is said to be very high and provides full torque at startup and throughout the speed range.
Analyses from independent laboratory testing substantiate that Boron CLS Bond(R) provides numerous benefits including: increased mechanical efficiency, decreased equipment downtime, extended life, increased fuel efficiency (3.
The Muncher achieves its high-volume throughput by combining superior mechanical efficiency with powerful, naturally occurring, aerobic (oxygen-breathing) microorganisms in a patent-protected process that greatly accelerates waste digestion while doing no damage to the environment.

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