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Old   July 28, 2003, 22:15
Default Deference between underhood and engine cooling
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therry henry
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hay... anybody Is anybody know the deferences between underhood analysis and engine cooling analysis?

i confuse..

thank u.. best regard

terry Henry
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Old   July 29, 2003, 08:11
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An underhood analysis focuses on the external flow within the engine compartment of a vehicle (and usually the external aerodynamics as well). Working fluid is air.

When you speak of an engine cooling analysis, it usually refers to the flow of coolant (anti-freeze), throughout the internal passages of the cylinder head, engine block, water pump, thermostat, etc... Working fluid is water/glycol mixture. Incompressible flow.

Good luck!

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