thermal probe

thermal probe

[′thər·məl ′prōb]
(engineering)
An instrument which measures the heat flow from ocean bottom sediment.
(mechanical engineering)
A calorimeter in a boiler furnace which measures heat absorption rates.
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The estimates and errors of parameters are provided in the section of results, which were compared with laboratory thermal probe results and data from other publications.
InSight also is fitted with a German-made drill to burrow as much as 5m underground, pulling behind it a rope-like thermal probe to measure heat.
InSight also will be fitted with a German-made drill to burrow as much as 16 feet (5 meters) underground, pulling behind it a rope-like thermal probe to measure heat flowing from inside the planet.
Temperature distribution is measured by lowering a thermal probe with infrared thermocouples into access tubes or by an embedded thermal sensor during the curing process.
As a long time used sensor which measures gas mass flow in industry, the thermal probe is extended to measure the gas-solid two-phase flow.
A snap-on magnification lens, thermal probe and built-in camera further extend the utility of the device.
In the session, which lasted nearly an hour, a thermal probe was used to apply heat to their forearms and evoke pain.
In a series of hour-long sessions, a thermal probe was used to apply heat to their forearms and evoke pain.
He continues: "On the product side of things we are definitely excited about the Intel reference design 10" tablet, because it comes with added features such as a clip-on magnification lens and plug-in thermal probe that enables students to do scientific experiments.
The thermal probe was attached to the skin using negative pressure applied to the cup using a negative pressure motor (KPV36E, Koge Electronics, Korea) and a solenoid valve maintaining a consistent 10-12 kPa pressure.
The Intel Education Tablets have some unique features like snap-on magnification lens and a thermal probe that plugs into a port on the tablet.
Using thermal probe technology for nanoscale thermal analysis (nano-TA), the afm+ allows users to obtain transition tempera tures on local features of a sample or to obtain a transition temperature map.