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adiabatic

[¦ad·ē·ə¦bad·ik]
(thermodynamics)
Referring to any change in which there is no gain or loss of heat.

adiabatic

Occurring without the gain or loss of heat.

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Examples of adiabatic heating and cooling when a piston moves up and down in a cylinder.
Thermally insulated or self-contained (i.e., without heat entering or leaving the body).
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Variation of adiabatic compressibility with concentration is shown in Figure 4.
The surface temperature of evaporator section (3 locations), adiabatic section (6 locations) and condenser section (3 locations) are measured using 10 evenly spaced copper constantan (T-type) thermocouples.
Where K is Jacobson temperature-dependent constant defined as K = (93.875 + 0.345T) x [10.sup.-8], and [kappa] = Adiabatic compressibility.
Vent Size Package (VSP): The VSP is a pressure-compensated adiabatic calorimeter, and it can be used to determine the onset temperature, thermodynamic (heat of reaction, ?Hr), reaction pressure, and pressure-increase rate (dP/dt) for the reaction associated with the process.
Adiabatic coolers rely on mechanical cooling which is supported by 'free cooling' for the majority of the year (97 percent), this means the adiabatic spray system is potentially only utilised for three percent of the year.
There are three types of losses in adiabatic circuits, nonadiabatic losses, adiabatic losses, and leakage losses.
[USPRwire, Wed Jul 31 2019] Adiabatic cooler is an equipment used for reduction of heat through a change in air pressure caused by volume expansion.
For example, some plants might choose a closed-loop adiabatic central cooler, rather than an open cooling tower, to significantly reduce the amount of water consumed.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 01 2019] Adiabatic cooler is an equipment used for reduction of heat through a change in air pressure caused by volume expansion.
SAP has come up with a method of combining the most efficient, low-cost technologies together with the most efficient, low-cost storage solutions with their Adiabatic Air Energy Storage SystemTM (AESS).
The important factors affecting the thermal model include thermal conductivity, specific heat, adiabatic temperature rise, and surface heat dissipation coefficient, and so on.
The three major types are diabatic OCAES, adiabatic OCAES, and isothermal OCAES.