adiabatic cooling


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adiabatic cooling

[¦ad·ē·ə¦bad·ik ′kül·iŋ]
(thermodynamics)
A process in which the temperature of a system is reduced without any heat being exchanged between the system and its surroundings.
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* Increased adiabatic cooling - A patent-pending "adiabatic booster system" enables the unit to deliver even lower process cooling water temperatures in the hottest climates, still without the use of central chiller.
The Adiabatic Cooling system would help improve heating, ventilating and air conditioning system reliability and efficiency by decreasing the temperature of the air entering the coil, the company explained.
In general, the cost of mechanical refrigeration system for fruits and vegetables storage by small to medium scale entrepreneurs is obviously very high and this adiabatic cooling technology could help to encourage the entrepreneurs.
The calculated and observed curves have identical shape but differ in magnitude by [approximately]12% at the knee, The concave upward shape of the curves for t [less than] 18 s is caused by a combination of adiabatic cooling, heat of crystallization, and temperature dependent crystallization kinetics.
It uses the outside air, Filtered and one of the filters involves adiabatic cooling.
The new series combines free cooling, adiabatic cooling and mechanical chilling in one sealed outdoor container.
By "toasty" we mean perhaps -50 degrees C while the tropopause underneath is a frigid -80, which is a big difference considering things like potential temperature and adiabatic cooling. In effect, the stratosphere is a ceiling for weather in the troposphere, and weather systems find it much easier to spread horizontally than to punch into it.
The home will include an adiabatic cooling system that doesn't require electricity.
New EarthSmart adiabatic cooling towers from Conair, Cranberry Township, Pa., reportedly cam reduce water and energy consumption and prevent contamination of process fluid (water and 35% ethylene glycol), while maintaining stable fluid supply temperatures even in hot weather.
Plastics processors who use the EarthSmart[TM] Adiabatic Cooling Towers from Conair can reportedly reduce water and energy consumption and prevent contamination of process fluid, while maintaining stable leaving fluid temperatures, even in hot weather.
Adiabatic cooling is governed by wet bulb rather than dry bulb ambient temperature and in some climates may allow thousands of additional hours of free cooling.

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