thermal stratification

thermal stratification

[′thər·məl ‚strad·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(hydrology)
Horizontal layers of differing densities produced in a lake by temperature changes at different depths.
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Thermal stratification on the left side of the cavity is observed and thermal boundary layers are becoming thinner than the Rayleigh increases.
Energy use can be reduced through a variety of strategies including controlled thermal stratification, higher supply air temperatures, and reduced static pressures in under floor plenum.
Additionally, as described before, a zone of high temperature and thermal stratification often can be formed surrounding the cold supply air jets.
First, the study with a simple engine model reveals that thermal stratification is more effective for prolonged combustion duration, which is a key factor for a high load limit of HCCI combustion, than equivalence ratio stratification.
These two chemicals combine to provide proper thermal stratification in the TES (Thermal Energy Storage) tank.
With its powerful and effective mixing action, Kasco's Certisafe mixers will thoroughly mix water tank contents eliminating thermal stratification and preventing ice buildup.
Cities situated in the natural valleys have particular problem of thermal stratification during the winter [1].
While buildings heated by air rotation heaters are less prone to stratification buildings heated by more conventional systems will experience some degree of thermal stratification, where warm air rises to the ceiling or roof space and displaces cooler air, pushing it downwards into the occupied space.
Thermal stratification is an important natural phenomenon in aquatic systems, which interferes significantly with their physical and chemical structure, creating complex gradients or simply leading to increased heterogeneity of the water column.
3 mg/L and to eliminate vertical thermal stratification from the water column.
Results suggest smallmouth bass movement in spring and fall was closely tied to the onset and end of thermal stratification and was similar among adult-size fish.