mixed flow


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mixed flow

[′mikst ′flō]
(chemical engineering)
Flow stream existing in two or more phases, such as gas, hydrocarbon, and water. Also known as mixed-phase flow.
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0 corresponding to a fully mixed flow in the room, which is a general experience for an air distribution system with swirl diffusers.
Mixed flow impeller systems (Figure 1) operate on the principle of internal and external dilution of contaminated exhaust air with unconditioned, outside ambient air.
This situation has been changing rapidly, with continuing advances in mixed flow impeller technology for use in roof exhaust systems.
Axial flow pumps have high specific speeds, 8,000 to 16,000 rpm; mixed flow, intermediate specific speeds, 4,200 to 9,000; and radial flow, speeds below 4,000 rpm.
The policy response to the economically mixed flow of immigrants in Central America, and especially of vulnerable persons, is the topic of Chapter 5.
The test rigs will help Flowserve ensure its new pump variants meet the requirements of ISO 9906, which specifies hydraulic performance tests of centrifugal, axial and mixed flow pumps.
Fan Type Peak Total Efficiency % Airfoil 88 Backward Curved 84 Centrifugal Backward Inclined 80 Forward Curved 70 Vane Axial 86 Axial Tube Axial 75 Propeller 55 Mixed Flow 75 Tangential 25
A ceiling-mounted textile terminal creates a fully mixed flow in large areas of a room.
Alternatives that were considered and rejected also included vertical mixed flow pumps and the Archimedes screw type, which called for an excessively high structural cost for the pump station.