effective surface

effective surface

[ə¦fek·tiv ′sər·fəs]
(engineering)
In a heat exchanger, a surface that actively transfers heat.
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The surface activation stage was devided into two steps primary and secondary, The primary surface activation treatment involved chemical surface treatments (acid and alkali etching) in order to precipitate some elemnts to make more effective surface.
As a result, it is critical for healthcare facilities to have a thorough plan in place that addresses potential infections both in the short-term--through the use of an effective surface disinfectant--and in the future--through planning, surveillance, and reporting.
Combined, the probe's effective surface area, conducting properties, and electrode strength were increased while remaining flexible and compatible with soft tissue.
The two models were shown to corroborate each other by demonstrating that the effective surface areas of wood blocks calculated using both models' parameters were consistent with the corresponding expected physical values.
1,6,7,8) Mechanical roughening of the metal or ceramic with aluminium oxide air abrasion has been described as the most effective surface treatment for fractured metal ceramic restoration.
where P is power, A is the effective surface area and [sigma] is the Stefan-Boltzmann constant.
One of the most effective surface treatments to increase wear resistance is the nitriding process which produces a hard "white layer" consisting of []--[Fe.
In January KRET lifted the lid on a number of the T-50's stealth capabilities, announcing that "the aircraft company Sukhoi managed to greatly reduce the effective surface scattering of the PAK FA, which is the basic element for visibility on aircraft radars.
It took a relatively long time to reach the set temperature in the ceiling panel operation because the total effective surface area of the ceiling panel was small compared to the wall panels (24.
Several methods may be used for measuring the effective surface area of the electrodes.
where P is the permeability, [DELTA]p is the pressure difference across films (Pa), A is the effective surface area (12.
The delivery of disinfection chemistries onto surfaces, however, is the primary function of these wipes and is part of a recommended regimen or protocol for effective surface decontamination.

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