residual pressure valve
- A valve mounted in the cylinder outlet between piston and brake lines of drum brake circuits. It maintains a certain minimum pressure in the system. Disc brakes do not require a residual pressure valve.
Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
residual check valve — See residual pressure valve … Dictionary of automotive terms
pressure valve — See back pressure valve negative back pressure valve residual pressure valve … Dictionary of automotive terms
residual pressure check valve — A small valve, usually located in the outlet port(s) of the master cylinder, which maintains a certain amount of pressure in the hydraulic circuit(s) when the brakes are released … Dictionary of automotive terms
valve — A device used to either open or close an opening to allow or prevent the flow of a liquid or gas from one place to another. There are many different types. See ABS relay valve accumultor valve air valve carburetor air control valve air gulp valve … Dictionary of automotive terms
pressure —  The force due to the weight of a substance exerted over the area the substance occupies. In metric measure, it is the force acting on each square metre. To calculate pressure, divide the force (in newtons) by the area (in square metres). It… … Dictionary of automotive terms
quick take-up valve — A residual pressure valve with a relief hole in a brake master cylinder … Dictionary of automotive terms
Loss of pressure control accident — Most commercial types of nuclear reactor use a pressure vessel to maintain pressure in the reactor plant. This is necessary in a pressurized water reactor to prevent boiling in the core, which could lead to a nuclear meltdown. This is also… … Wikipedia
Diesel engine — Diesel engines in a museum Diesel generator on an oil tanker … Wikipedia
Fuel injection — Fuel rail connected to the injectors that are mounted just above the intake manifold on a four cylinder engine. Fuel injection … Wikipedia
List of oil field acronyms — Contents 1 # 2 A 3 B 4 C … Wikipedia