baffle


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baffle

(băf′ĭl)
In respiratory care, a component of a nebulizer designed to remove large aerosol particles.
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One is to enclose the barrel in a shroud, port the barrel and place the baffle stack around the barrel--but inside the shroud.
After installing the baffle, I watched squirrels on the ground circle the peach tree and stop periodically to assess how to get into the tree.
Hunter Douglas has seen strong success in installing baffle ceiling projects in GCC mega-projects such as the Burjuman Mall extension and the Al Fattan Crystal Towers in Dubai, and is currently installing the ceilings in the Al Maryah Central mall in Abu Dhabi.
The third option was to use a sealed baffle stack based on their Silent-SR .22 suppressor, so they designed a similar round baffle stack within an outer tube sleeve.
Baffle is an important component on shell-side of STHXs.
a - blade width, m; ds - shaft diameter, m; c - impeller off-bottomed clearance, m; d - impeller diameter, m; b - blade height , m; W - baffle length, m; D - tank diameter, m; H - liquid level, m; N - impeller rotational speed, 1/s; P - power, W, [omega] - direction of impeller rotation; Np power number, dimensionless; R - radial coordinate, m; R* - dimensionless radial coordinate, R* = R/D; Re Reynolds number, dimensionless; Rc* - radius of the baffle curvature, dimensionless; [V.sub.z] - axial velocity, m/s; [V.sub.[theta]] tangential velocity, m/s; [V.sub.r] - radial velocity, m/s; Z - axial coordinate, m; Z* - dimensionless axial coordinate, Z* = 2Z/D; [rho] - fluid density, kg/[m.sup.3]; [mu] - viscosity, Pa s
Possible baffle shapes include curving convex, concave, stepped, diagonal, wedge and other custom contours.
To prevent this, make a baffle out of 3/4-lnch plywood and cut a 2x4-inch rectangular opening in the middle.
In this study, the emphasis is to elucidate important aspects of operating conditions such as reactor configuration (baffle installation) and speed that can affect the monomer conversion, the polymer molecular weight, particle size and number of particles.
Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL), in its efforts to serve its consumers better and reduce their gas bills in winters, has developed a conical baffle to be inserted in fuel gas pipe of geysers, which reduce the gas consumption upto 25%.
However, less attention is paid to effects angle of baffle on the efficiency of sedimentation basin.
The head becomes a baffle, nearly spherical in shape.