OK, please explain to this dumb Engineer what the Reynolds Number is in the oil filter of an operating engine, and how it applies to the bypass function of an oil filter. It's OK, drop back to first principals, so that I can follow you through the science. Which operating dimension do you apply the "D" to in Reynold's Number ?
Originally Posted By: QuadDriver
If that is true, and I am not saying it isnt, why did you state with no ambiguity that I was wrong when I explained hydrodynamic lubrication and its requirements, only to stop when I provided 3 quotes re: Mr Reynolds proving what I had said? Are you seriously telling me that is the first time you heard it???
Originally Posted By: Shannow
BTW, I learned alright when I studied this stuff at University, and 20plus years as a practicing M.E., including lubricating oil systems.