gas current

gas current

[′gas ‚kə·rənt]
(electronics)
A positive-ion current produced by collisions between electrons and residual gas molecules in an electron tube. Also known as ionization current.
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The 5 per cent is not to be underestimated as the IEA tells us it is about 75 billion tonnes of oil equivalent that could cover 10 years of oil and gas current consumption, not only by finding more resources but also by improving their recovery factor.
Table 4 shows that, total resistance of heater to exhaust gas current satisfies the standard resistance at 75% and 100% of engine load, therefore, the heater can be used in order to heat up SCO.
0297 of parallel pipes cluster, [xi] Friction resistance of heater Pa 152 421 to exhaust gas current, [DELTA][p.
The extinguishers firstly cut the gas current in the pipes, then quenched
The gas current has been stopped and the fire was put down," said Magdi Tawfiq, CEO of the company.
This creates a super-fine filament that is lengthened and cooled by a powerful gas current.
While the oxidation of the metal also brings in an additional thermal energy which contributes to melting the tungsten alloy with the oxygen, the melt is made stiffen and cools down fast using the nitrogen gas current.
After a declining trend since 2000, in 2004 oil and gas current account showed a deficit of US$ 1.
Todd Hoeksema, used Stanford's Wilcox Solar Observatory to find evidence for convection: gas currents moving east and west across the surface of the sun.