differential heating

differential heating

[‚dif·ə′ren·chəl ′hēd·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A thermal gradient caused as heating takes place; can result in a distribution of stress in a material.
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'The seasonal monsoon system that develops due to a differential heating regime is also a major force that has severe bearings on the coast,' he said.
Earlier methods required application of differential heating at specific locations in the flat structure to stimulate the shape changes.
One major force is the monsoon weather system that develops due to a differential heating regime.
Differential heating between Arabian Sea and surrounding land masses due to sun's seasonal movement causes a north - south pressure gradient that drives the seasonally reversing (monsoon) winds over North Indian Ocean.
But in volumetric heating this differential heating is achievable with careful process design.
Having this knowledge is crucial for a proper process design which would aid in differential heating with minimal damage to the different proteins in the egg white.
Plastic has a very low heat capacity, and differential heating can cause both focus and alignment problems.
Systems apply differential heating or cooling around the bubble via segmented die lips or a segmented air ring or IBC unit.
Differential heating between land and ocean surfaces is key to the intensity of the Indian Ocean monsoon.
The projected wind speed due to pressure gradients caused by the differential heating over land and water is computed to be 6.27 m/s for a system without an urban heat island and 7.05 m/s for a system with an urban heat island in fair agreement with common measured values.
The wind blows only because of differential heating of the Earth's atmosphere, caused by the sun.

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