In addition to using chemical energy
, there is a future potential for increasing arc efficiency by utilizing more energy efficient long arcs (higher voltage and lower current) with a foamy slag, to decrease the heat losses by blanketing the arc.
Both release the chemical energy
of fuels such as hydrogen and alcohol while consuming oxygen.
In both systems, the source of electricity is the chemical energy
contained in the bonds of organic compounds.
The PEM fuel cell operates like a battery, converting chemical energy
"Dismantlers should understand the amounts of chemical energy
stored in these batteries," Duffsays.
The sensor measures thermal and chemical energy
losses, information that is entered into a process control system.
The body converts the energy in carbohydrate, fat, and, to a very small extent, protein to chemical energy
in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
coli) to break down food and convert chemical energy
The subsequent breakdown of ATP provides the chemical energy
to fuel muscle cells and initiate muscle contraction.
Once this is sufficiently large, protons can flow through the enzyme, causing it to generate chemical energy
in the form of ATP.
The term combines two Latin words that mean "putting together with light." Actually, as just described, photosynthesis starts when light energy is used to take water apart; then chemical energy
puts various atoms together in new combinations.
We're doing in a sense what plants do during photosynthesis--turning light energy into chemical energy