dry-bulb temperature


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dry-bulb temperature

[¦drī ‚bəlb ′tem·prə·chər]
(physics)
The actual air temperature as measured by a dry-bulb thermometer.

dry-bulb temperature

The air temperature indicated by a dry-bulb thermometer after correction for the effects of radiation.

dry-bulb temperature

dry-bulb temperature
Dry bulb thermometer.
The temperature measured by a thermometer not affected by the evaporation of water. It is the ambient air temperature as measured by a normal thermometer.
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This threshold corresponds to a wet-bulb temperature of about 35[degrees]C (95[degrees]F)--conditions associated with, for example, a dry-bulb temperature of 40[degrees]C (104[degrees]F) and a dewpoint temperature near 33.5[degrees]C (92.3[degrees]F).
The thermal profile model takes indoor dry-bulb temperature, indoor relative humidity (RH), outdoor dry-bulb temperature, outdoor relative humidity (RH) to predict the thermal comfot index of an occupant.
The monthly distribution graph of dry-bulb temperature shows the July and August months to be the hottest.
(4) The result of this strategy is a supply airstream with a supply dry-bulb temperature significantly higher than the supply dew-point temperature and a latent cooling capacity greater than the sensible cooling capacity.
Meteorological data of dry-bulb temperature, wet-bulb temperature, relative humidity, and temperature humidity index (THI) were significantly different by time (p < 0.01) (Table 1).
It's called that because it can be measured with a thermometer wrapped in a wet cloth, distinguishing it from the commonly reported dry-bulb temperature, measured in open air.
variable, in this case, averaged outdoor air dry-bulb temperature, [degrees]F, [[beta].sub.1] is the constant term, [[beta].sub.2] is the left slope, [[beta].sub.4] is the left change point, [[beta].sub.3] is the right slope, and [[beta].sub.5] is the right change point.
It was assumed that the gas was saturated for the first part of the cycle while the evaporation rate was high and that after a selected dry-bulb temperature was reached, the air was no longer saturated.
The lowest temperature that can be achieved by air-blast cooling is related to the dry-bulb temperature and is therefore higher than the temperatures that can be achieved by a cooling tower.
Parameter [A.sub.j] represents the surface area; [T.sub.a] is the air dry-bulb temperature of the space, [[??].sub.sen] is the sensible load of the DX unit, and [Q.sub.int] is the internal sensible heat generation.
Dry-bulb temperature (expressed in [degrees]C) and relative humidity (expressed in %) was collected at 1-h intervals from the weather station in the city, near the abattoir (22[degrees]01'03"S, 47[degrees]53'27"W; 856 m above sea level), from January to December of 2006.
relative humidity, specific volume, dry-bulb temperature, and wet-bulb temperature.