available heat

available heat

[ə′vāl·ə·bəl ′hēt]
(mechanical engineering)
The heat per unit mass of a working substance that could be transformed into work in an engine under ideal conditions for a given amount of heat per unit mass furnished to the working substance.
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We will develop an industrial scaled integrated cooling and heat recovery unit utilising the abundantly available heat through an ohp in order to drive a pyroelectric generator and effectively cool heat-concentrated areas without mechanical motion, While also generating electricity locally from the otherwise wasted heat.
The available heat sustains them through the night even if it means sitting around the small bonfire.
Figure 1 shows the share of used available heat on the x-axis at corresponding temperatures on the y-axis.
The model has the choice of an open cab or closed cab with available heat and air conditioning.
When naturally available heat sinks were used (ground heat exchanger, GHEX, and crawl-space, CS), this effect became more pronounced, as in FC_GHEX and AC_CS.
Stirling engines can run directly on any available heat.
Another readily available heat source is solar energy.
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the impact strength of a commercially available heat polymerized acrylic denture base material could be improved using reinforcements.
Meanwhile, Kenics Static Mixer technology exclusively offers the highest available heat transfer coefficients for fast, uniform heat transfer.
After the completion of the original project, experimental data were obtained from a study which performed laboratory testing of three commercially available heat pump water heaters, one of which our EES model was based on (BPA 2011).
Measures ranged from solar-panelled roofs being used to generate free daytime electricity, double glazed windows and secure doors reducing draughts, improvements to boilers increasing available heat and external wall insulation.
Although various standards and methods exist to measure the efficiency of residential heating appliances, efficiency has generally been defined as the percentage of available heat that is put into the home divided by the available heat content of the fuel (Houck and Eagle 2006).