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2013-11-25 23:02:25

Thermablok, an aerogel insulation product derived from NASA’s aerogel technology is included as a NASA technology spinoff product in the popular Space Shuttle Enterprise exhibit at the Intrepid

Protecting Systems From Heat May Rely On Nano-Magnetic Fields
2013-11-21 08:30:42

Generally, cooling systems rely on water pumped through pipes to remove unwanted heat. A research team from MIT and the University of Newcastle in Australia has discovered a method for enhancing heat transfer in such systems using magnetic fields.

2013-11-19 23:29:42

Open system design allows unprecedented power densities of over 150kW per rack, speeds up deployment time by eliminating cooling parts, and cuts more than 95% of cooling electricity.

Changing Surface Textures In 'Counterintuitive Manner' May Lead To Cooling Efficiency Gains
2013-11-12 14:52:59

Uncovering the physical secrets underlying surface phenomena may increase cooling efficiency for a wide range of applications, according to MIT and Boston University researchers

2013-11-07 23:26:48

Envirosep, the leading provider of solutions for engineering and manufacturing of fluid handling, heat transfer, and energy recovery systems for industrial and commercial applications, is inviting


Latest heat transfer Reference Libraries

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

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2010-10-27 21:58:22

The bolometer, invented in 1878 by Samuel Pierpont Langley, measures the energy of incident electromagnetic radiation. It consists of an absorptive element connected to a heat sink through a thermal link. The absortive element raises its temperature above that of the heat sink when radiation impinges on it. The higher the energy the higher the temperature rises. Old bolometers used metals while newer ones used semiconductors and superconductors as the absorptive elements. Bolometers can...

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2009-07-06 16:28:37

Condensation is the change of the physical state of matter from a gaseous form into liquid form. When the transition of matter happens from gaseous to solid directly, it is known as deposition. Condensation occurs when a vapor is cooled or compressed to its dew point. Water vapor that naturally condenses on cold surfaces into liquid is called dew. Water vapor will only condense on another surface when the temperature of the surface is cooler than the temperature of the water vapor. Water...

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