streamline flow


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streamline flow

[′strēm‚līn ‚flō]
(fluid mechanics)
Flow of a fluid in which there is no turbulence: particles of the fluid follow well-defined continuous paths, and the flow velocity at a fixed point either remains constant or varies in a regular fashion with time.

streamline flow

The flow of a liquid or gas past a solid body in a manner so that the velocity of the fluid, at every point, does not change with time.
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Check for dead spots and streamline flow passages by employing sweep elbows and/or removing melt-immersion thermocouples.
With a medium size particle, its lower inertia allows it to more quickly follow the streamline flow pattern of the fluid.
Design elements such as custom-designed dropped soffits assist in drawing visitors through the space, helping to ease congestion and streamline flow. Flexibility was also built into movable point-of-sale units that can be shifted into and out of the space during peak times, allowing for more--or less-queuing area as needed.
These unit load bases are an efficient, effective way to handle large quantities of material and streamline flow. Here's a look at some of the popular options.
To further streamline flow and minimize handling, Borland also installed a low pressure, accumulation conveyor in the order packing and staging area.
On one hand, these networks provide powerful tools in the fight to streamline flow and reduce inventories, thereby reducing the space required for storage.

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