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gas transfer

The movement of respiratory gases (carbon dioxide, nitrogen, or oxygen) from the alveoli of the lung to the pulmonary capillaries or from the pulmonary capillaries to the alveoli.
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Gas transfer under breaking waves: experiments and improved vorticity-based model, Ann.
Additionally, the use of the hollow fiber gas transfer membranes allows dissolved carbon dioxide to be stripped efficiently from the water as it passes from the water phase into the gaseous phase across the fibers.
The oil and gas transfer service started in March 2011 and has flown more than 12,000 hours in support of crew transfers for oil and gas customers to the North West Shelf oil and gas precinct in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
However, the additional cell layer increases the diffusion barrier of the blood-gas interface and thus alters gas transfer. This property is crucial for the design of such a biohybrid device and needs to be elucidated.
The gas injector must have a very small opening on the order of 0.01 mm to prevent the polymer melt plugging, slowing the gas transfer and requiring cleaning with costly maintenance.
Erdem has said he has repeatedly raised the claims made in the indictment and the swift closure of the case investigating the alleged sarin gas transfer in several speeches, including some made in Parliament, before he brought them up again in the interview with Russia Today earlier this month.
GECF members account for 42 percent of global gas output, 70 percent of global gas reserves, 40 percent of piped gas transfer, and 65 percent of global trade of Liquefied Natural Gas.
Introduced in 1975, Superthane(R) tubing and Urebrade(R) hose have been used in numerous industries for fluid flow, gas transfer and protective jacketing.
Based on product type, the vacuum pump market has been classified into entrapment and gas transfer vacuum pumps.
Stressing that they shared the same vision with Turkmenistan regarding natural gas transfer, Erdogan said they are also in close cooperation with other countries in the region, mainly Azerbaijan, over the issue.
Their patented design keeps the gas transfer zone clean and efficient.
Lokring's advanced fluid and gas transfer connectors are produced under quality systems certified to ISO 9001:2008.