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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
Analysis of radial-flow impellers of different configurations, The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology 13(1): 24-33.