energy conversion efficiency


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energy conversion efficiency

[′en·ər·jē kən′vər·zhən i‚fish·ən·sē]
(mechanical engineering)
The efficiency with which the energy of the working substance is converted into kinetic energy.
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According to the ELA [2013], crystalline silicon modules had an average energy conversion efficiency of 16.
Benefited from the excellent conductivity of PAA-g-PEG/PANI, the light-to-electric energy conversion efficiency of DSSC will improved significantly [28-30].
The low energy conversion efficiency also weakens the case for hydrogen as a commercial fuel.
Both energy conversion efficiency and C sequestration by bamboo forest in subtropical China (Table 2) were quite high.
This tandem solar cell has an energy conversion efficiency of 11 percent--more than any other similar device to date, AIST officials say.
In this bioconversion process, the total biomass including lignin is utilized, which can result in high energy conversion efficiency.
Presently, DSSC can achieve as much as 10% energy conversion efficiency (Gratzel, 2001).
customers and exceeded the required levels of energy conversion efficiency.
An additional difference from standard thermodynamics texts is its focus on how entropy can be used both to clarify the natural directions in which energy transitions occur and to quantify the measure of energy conversion efficiency.
5% energy conversion efficiency for a 15cm x 15cm multicrystalline silicon solar cell, the company said today.
Fan studies the processes for converting coal to liquid fuels and chemicals in order to optimize the energy conversion efficiency while reducing power plant emissions.
Using biogas alone has an energy conversion efficiency (the proportion of energy produced to that consumed) of about 10% or less, according to Solid Waste Conversion: A Review and Database of Current and Emerging Technologies, a 2003 report by the University of California, Davis, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
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