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Synonyms for air embolism

obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e

pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

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Also, the air injection pump had a power requirement of 280 watts (840 watts for 3 pumps) so that energy requirement will also need to be considered.
The major parameters required for the modeling effort are the number and size of air injection holes, the number and size of water supply holes and the air pressure used in the study [14].
Having achieved successful ignition using air injection, Cougar Energy staff and the Company's technology partners (Ergo Exergy Technologies Inc.
through the air injection nozzles around the periphery of the throat for quick lighting of biomass.
That vertical injection well at the toe of a horizontal production well is the toe-to-heel air injection, or THAI, process.
The well has commenced production in August 2008, reaching oil production volumes of up to 300 barrels per day on low air injection rates, with oil cuts of 40 to 50%.
At this time, nitrogen flow was terminated and air injection was started.
Specifically, pipeline tests conducted with a 100 mm flow loop illustrate the effects of average velocity, air content and air injection strategy (bulk or continuous injection).
Topics include transient engine startup and shutdown, mixture formation, cold-start hydrocarbon emissions mechanisms, characterization of cold engine processes, spark retardation and secondary air injection for improving catalyst light-off performance, the effects of fuel properties and fuel reforming on cold-start hydrocarbon emissions and catalyst light-off, advanced catalyst design, the hydrocarbon trap, three-way catalytic converter system monitoring, evaporative emissions reduction, onboard diagnostics, emissions measurements and near-zero emission gasoline powered vehicle systems from BMW, Ford, Honda, Nissan, and Toyota.
in this wash tank a controlled whirlpool effect is created in the water by means of air injection.
The Whitesands pilot project will field demonstrate Petrobank's patented Toe-to-Heel Air Injection (THAI) heavy oil recovery process in the Christina Lake area south of Fort McMurray.
The empirical formulas about velocity/temperature distribution can be fairly easily used in the theoretical model for melt-blowing, but they are dependent on the type of die (the air injection angle, inset and outset of die nose).