sensible heat


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sensible heat

[′sen·sə·bəl ′hēt]
(thermodynamics)
The heat absorbed or evolved by a substance during a change of temperature that is not accompanied by a change of state.

sensible heat

Heat that changes the temperature of a material without a change in state, such as that which would lead to increased moisture content.
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One of the other important sentences in heat budget flux is called sensible heat flux which is exchanged through the molecular conduction between the sea and the atmosphere.
To overcome the disadvantages of the smaller-scale sensible heat storage (SHS), the possibilities of phase-change materials are being explored.
Likewise, the small sensitivity of urban thermal variables (sensible heat flux and temperature) to [z.sub.0] parameterization is also partially attributable to the small sensitivity of [C.sub.H] to [z.sub.0] parameterization scheme over the urban land surface.
The sensible heat of air ([[??].sub.es]) only influences the air temperature and the latent heat of air ([[??].sub.ls]) only influences the air vapor, so (4) can be expressed as (5) and 6), respectively, as follows:
Storing thermal energy as sensible heat is the most straightforward of the three methods, and the one that's the most widely deployed.
The available energy at the surface is used to maintain the flow of sensible heat and latent heat.
For each one of the experiments, the infiltration load [Q.sub.in] has two components--the sensible heat load [Q.sub.s] and the latent heat load [Q.sub.l] (Kuehn et al.
The sensible heat flux H is expressed as a function of the near-surface air temperature difference ([T.sub.o] - [T.sub.a] ) as:
Normally, the molten salt sensible heat is used to generate water steam to be sent to a steam turbine Rankine cycle for the production of electrical energy.
The CDQ quenches red-hot coke, dried by distillation in a coke oven, with inert gas and recovers sensible heat using a boiler to generate steam for power generation.
The problems of two-phase flows in the CFB risers are analysed in publications, but these studies do not consider the dependence of the amount of the sensible heat carried by solid ash particles on their concentration in gases.