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Airflow vs flowrate

  1. Oct 24, 2016 #1
    Are these two terms synonymous? or not
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  3. Oct 24, 2016 #2


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    Probably, but it might depend on the context.
  4. Oct 24, 2016 #3


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    It really depends on the context, but regardless of the context, they are both ambiguous. It is best to specify volumetric flow rate, mass flow rate, or velocity rather than leaving the reader to infer.
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2016
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