thermal instability

thermal instability

[′thər·məl ‚in·stə′bil·əd·ē]
(fluid mechanics)
The instability resulting in free convection in a fluid heated at a boundary.
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On the left-bottom side of the nacelle, thermal instability starts to occur, giving birth to secondary air circulation core.
He investigates theoretically the thermal instability in a horizontal layer of Maxwellian visco-elastic nanofluid on the basis of Buongiorno's model for more realistic boundary conditions.
This allows the lidocaine to disperse, minimizing the risk of ulceration from the thermal instability that a depot of lidocaine could cause, he said.
5) They also show unusual osmotic fragility, which together with the thermal instability, can result in an MCV as low as 25 to 75 fL.
However, researchers try to produce non-enzyme sensors due to inevitable problems, including their complicated and multistage production process, chemical and thermal instability and the dependency of the respond to pH value of the environment.
Sabic's Lexan resins have answered a number of challenges by providing solutions that not only protect LED chips by reducing the impact of heat-aging on performance, but also by allowing for the mitigation of thermal instability on long-term colour and light transmission quality.
Updrafts and downdrafts are often the end result of thermals working on an unstable atmosphere, but thermal instability, the release of latent heat, and pressure perturbations within the storm are the cause.
Metal Alkyl Amide Precursors: Due to their thermal instability, metal complexes of simple secondary amines have not been widely used as CVD/ALD precursors.
However, the inherent disadvantages, such as thermal instability and brittleness, of PHB may restrict its processing to applications on more useful end uses.
The heat map illustrates why the thermal instability of Li-ion batteries makes their placement a major obstacle to designing super-svelte and reliable smartphones, tablets and ultrabooks.
2009, "Magneto Thermal Instability Of Self-Gravitational Viscous Hall Plasma In The Presence Of Suspended Particle", Acta ciencia Indica, 25, pp 141-148.
Thermal instability of this involvement varies is typically around [+ or -] 0.

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