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diabatic

[¦dī·ə¦bad·ik]
(thermodynamics)
A thermodynamic change of state of a system in which there is a transfer of heat across the boundaries of the system. Also known as nonadiabatic.
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The compressor and expander in the diabatic OCAES are mature technologies whereas the same in the adiabatic and isothermal OCAES are still in the development stages.
where [W.sub.+] and [W.sub.-] correspond to the excited state (upper state) and the ground state (lower state), while [V.sub.2] and [V.sub.1] are diabatic potential energy surfaces.
Measurements of adiabatic and diabatic fluid flow in an annulus with an inner rotating cylinder, Journal of Heat Transfer, 84: 97-105.
Similarly, the insulin pump in the diabatic patient can be powered by the glucose of the blood stream of the patient (Katz et al.
Several forms of the Omega Equation were used including the use of Q-vectors, and the Q-G, Extended (diabatic processes included), and Full versions of the Omega Equations.
His research has included convecting flows of a radiating gas, burnout mechanisms for microchannel flows, energy transport in spot welding, and diabatic choking limits for compressible flows.
Houze, 1995: Diabatic divergence profiles in western Pacific mesoscale convective systems.
The applicability of the instantaneous asymptotic contraction rate was tested through a comparison with a thermodynamic retrieval (not shown) using a diabatic Lagrangian analysis (DLA, [57]) for the 9 June 2009 case from Ziegler [58].