mechanical pump

mechanical pump

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A pump through which fluid is conveyed by direct contact with a moving part of the pumping machinery.
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Tenders are invited for mechanical pump and shaft seals.
As almost 7,000 people signed our petition calling on Theresa May to create an opt-out system, Max's mum Emma, 47, said: "Before his transplant, Max was asked to chat with Connor about Max's mechanical pump, to reassure Connor in case he might need one, too.
A A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that is implanted into a diseased heart to help it pump blood into the aorta (the main artery leading from the heart to the body).
Results show that the developed MPC algorithm is robust in terms of disturbance rejections, respects the defined system constraints and it is effective in decreasing the warm-up time and in reducing the coolant flow rate under fully warmed conditions as compared to the standard mechanical pump.
The team assessed each variable in terms of predicting the following serious risks: mortality, the need for an urgent transplant, and the need for a mechanical pump known as a ventricular assist device.
Conversely, the "compressible bladder" mechanical pump (Harmony P3) pulled air from the socket to the pump bladder during swing phase of the prosthetic limb while walking (i.
Now Louise, who lives in Ashington with her husband, Gavin, 47, a production operator for Greggs, said her life has turned around since being fitted with the mechanical pump.
The devices are mechanical assist devices that supplement the circulatory function of the heart by re-routing blood flow through a mechanical pump allowing for the restoration of normal blood circulation.
Professor Stephen Westaby of the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford led the team that operated on Ioannis Manolopoulos in Thessaloniki, Greece, to fit him with the mechanical pump.
Professor Stephen Westaby, from Oxford, led the team that fitted Ioannis Manolopoulos with the mechanical pump in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Professor Stephen Westaby, based at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, led the team that operated on Ioannis Manolopoulos in Thessaloniki, Greece to fit him with the mechanical pump.
A fire service spokesman said: "There was a large spillage of fuel due to failure of a seal on a mechanical pump.

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