Hydraulic Mass Flow Rate Source
Ideal source of mechanical energy in hydraulic network, characterized by mass flow rate
The Hydraulic Mass Flow Rate Source block represents an ideal mechanical energy source in a hydraulic network that can maintain a specified mass flow rate regardless of the pressure differential across the source. The source does not generate any losses due to friction. Block connections T and P correspond to the hydraulic inlet and outlet ports, respectively. The mass flow rate through the source is directly proportional to the signal at the control port M.
A positive mass flow rate causes liquid to flow from port T to port P.
The block has the following ports:
Hydraulic conserving port associated with the source inlet.
Hydraulic conserving port associated with the source outlet.
Control signal port.