Definition of fluidics in English:


plural noun

  • often treated as singular The study and technique of using small interacting flows and fluid jets for functions usually performed by electronic devices.

    • ‘Although the technical aspects of flow cytometry are concisely described and explained, this book is inadequate for those seeking a deeper understating of fluidics, optics, compensation, and other concepts.’
    • ‘Miniature analytical instruments in fluidics are of interest, as are fluidic systems in hydraulic and pneumatic systems, as well as propellant and combustion control.’
    • ‘These included electronics, hydraulics, fluidics, and mechanics.’
    • ‘The third chapter explains the basics of instrumentation, including lasers, fluidics, signal detection, and electronics.’