The input rate of a burner at or near maximum.
Related Terms 
COLD CRANKING SIMULATOR
An intermediate shear rate viscometer that predicts the ability of an oil to permit a satisfactory cranking speed to be developed in a cold engine. (CCS)

ACCELERATION
The rate of change of velocity, as a function of time. Expressed in m/s2.

ACCELERATION
The time rate of change of velocity; i.e., the derivative of velocity; with respect to time.

HORIZONTAL EARTH RATE
The rate at which the spin axis of a gyroscope must be tilted about the horizontal axi

FILTER LIFE TEST
A type of filter capacity test in which a clogging contaminant is added to the influent of a filter, under specified test conditions, to produce a given rise in pressure drop across the filter or until a specified reduction of flow is reached. Filter life may be expressed as test time required to reach terminal conditions at a specified contaminant addition rate.

LIQUID
Any substance that flows readily or changes in response to the smallest influence. More generally, any substance in which the force required to produce a deformation depends on the rate of deformation rather than on the magnitude of the deformation.

POISE
A measure of viscosity (absolute viscosity) numerically equal to the force required to move a plane surface of one square centimeter per second when the surfaces are separated by a layer of fluid one centimeter in thickness. It is the ratio of the shearing stress to the shear rate of a fluid and is expressed in dyne seconds per square centimeter (DYNE SEC/CM2); 1 centipoise equals .01 poise.

SOLID
Any substance having a definite shape which it does not readily relinquish. More generally, any substance in which the force required to produce a deformation depends upon the magnitude of the deformation rather than upon the rate of deformation.

PUMPABILITY
The low temperature, low shear stressshear rate viscosity characteristics of an fluid that permit satisfactory flow.

NEWTONIAN FLUID
A fluid with a constant viscosity at a given temperature regardless of the rate of shear. Singlegrade oils are Newtonian fluids. Multigrade oils are NONNewtonian fluids because viscosity varies with shear rate.
