electrothermal process

electrothermal process

[i¦lek·trō′thər·məl ′präs·əs]
(engineering)
Any process which uses an electric current to generate heat, utilizing resistance, arcs, or induction; used to achieve temperatures higher than can be obtained by combustion methods.
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Yellow phosphorus, an elemental form of phosphorus is made from rock phosphate by electrothermal process. This is a precursor to derivatives such as thermal phosphoric acid, phosphorus chlorides, phosphorus sulfides, etc.
Chip sampling by electric discharge is an electrothermal process considering heat and electricity [15].
We use the condition of adiabatic nature of the electrothermal processes taking place at durations of pulsed current [i.sub.p](t) of no more than 1000 ms in the materials of the cores (shells) of the CCP under study, at which the influence of heat transfer from the surfaces of their current-carrying parts having the current temperature [[theta].sub.Ci] [greater than or equal to] [[theta].sub.0] as well as the thermal conductivity of layers of their conductive materials of the core (shell) and insulation on Joule heating of the current-carrying parts of the CCP are neglected.
Ferrocaluminium silicon - "Kazakh" alloy is used for deoxidation of steel, as a restorer in electrothermal processes and explosives.
(1978) Reference book on electrothermal processes. Moscow: Metallurgiya.
This work details every aspect of resistance welding, from metallurgy and fundamental physical processes, such as electrothermal processes and discontinuities, to mechanical testing, process monitoring and control, weld quality and inspection, and numerical simulation.
Let us take advantage of the adiabatic nature of pulsed current [i.sub.p](t) with a duration of no more than 1000 ms in the materials of the cores (shells) of the considered CCP of electrothermal processes, under which the influence of heat transfer from the surfaces of their current-carrying parts having the current temperature [[theta].sub.Ci[greater than or equal to][theta].sub.0] and thermal conductivity of their materials and insulation on Joule heating of the current-carrying parts of the cores (shells) of wires (cables) is neglected.
Computer modeling of electrothermal processes and thermo-mechanical stress at induction heating of moving copper ingots.