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exothermic

, exothermal
(of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the evolution of heat

exothermic

[¦ek·sō′thər·mik]
(physics)
Indicating liberation of heat. Also known as exoergic.

exothermic

Said of a reaction that occurs with the evolution of heat.
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The first exothermal effect during pyrolysis and oxidation of hemicellulose became apparent at the temperature of 84-405[degrees]C (max ~330.
The reader should note that the kinetic model is used not only to calculate the heat released by the exothermal polymerization reaction, but also to deduce the evolution of the extent of reaction calculated from the simulated curing temperature.
During this slow exothermal reaction, heat will be emitted; however, no flames will be present, just a glow.
Axson reports that, having been certified by independent laboratories, all offer excellent insulation, resistance to thermal shock, low exothermal qualities, and ease of use.
The oxidation reaction is exothermal, and is in many ways analogous to simple burning.
Within a few hours a decision can be made whether the substance is harmless or may lead to exothermal reactions under certain conditions.
DSC tests revealed that the optimized curing conditions assured full crosslinking on all the prepared resins, as evidenced by the absence of any exothermal signal in the first heating scan and by the very similar appearance of the first and second heating scan.
The temporal evolution of the temperature in the mixture is a consequence of the exothermal nature of the hydration reactions in the cementitious mass, which finishes with its cure and hardening.
Objective: "The aim of the project is to develop a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) prototype of a new SOFC concept with a serial connection of one exothermal CPOx stage with one or a multiple of endothermic steam reforming stages.
Crystallization rate was estimated by the reciprocal of time to the local maximum of the temperature curve--the time moment when the exothermal effect of the crystallization process was the most intensive (Fig.