Other Large Scale Fluidic Devices

  • Barry E. A. Jacobs
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 52)


A fluid diode is a device whose characteristics are that it imposes (a) low resistance to flow in one direction and (b) high resistance when the flow is reversed.


Heat Exchanger Vortex Ring Loss Coefficient Pressure Recovery Storage Vessel 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry E. A. Jacobs
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  1. 1.British Hydromechanics Research AssociationBedfordEngland

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