heat source


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heat source

[′hēt ‚sȯrs]
(thermodynamics)
Any device or natural body that supplies heat.

heat source

1. The place or the environment from which heat is obtained.
2. The place from which a refrigeration system removes heat.
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The fuel cell unit, hot water unit and backup heat source can all be installed within the pipe shaft.
The heat source is fully immersed in molten metal, minimizing oxides in the holding chamber.
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The predictions were based on closed-form solutions of various heat source distributions, depending on the laser spot size and welding process parameters.
Based on the state-of-the-art, but considering the knowledge gaps identified in the field, a FEM model based on double ellipsoidal heat source was developed to predict the heat flow in case of low carbon steel-stainless steel and low carbon steel-copper plates welding.
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Their principle of operation is simple; the earth's relatively constant ground temperature serves as a heat source in the winter and a heat sink in the summer.
The temperature should fall as you move away from a heat source.
Milk Invisible Ink What you'll need * milk * Q-tip or toothpick * paper * heat source (a light bulb works great) What to do 1 Dip the Q-tip or toothpick into the milk and write your message on a clean piece of white paper.
1 times as likely to have had exposure to at least one heat source during the 3 months prior to conception.
Another supplemental heat source they are considering are evacuated tube solar hot water collectors.