thermosiphon


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thermosiphon

[¦thər·mō′sī·fən]
(mechanical engineering)
A closed system of tubes connected to a water-cooled engine which permit natural circulation and cooling of the liquid by utilizing the difference in density of the hot and cool portions.
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The trick is that the storage tank must be located above the collector for the thermosiphon effect to work, and any air bubbles in the piping must be bled out or the circulation will stop.
The thermosiphon circuit involves a water evaporator linked to a heat source, a frosted air evaporator and the compressor.
If there is any flow of air through the duct system from thermosiphon effects, then this moisture is brought back into the home at the end of a cycle.
we can heat our entire 1,000-square-foot home from our 8-by-16-foot thermosiphon.
Sobey's Warehouse in Trois-Rivieres, QC, uses an ammonia central chiller and glycol secondary distribution fluid system, and can operate in free cooling mode using the thermosiphon principle.
2 Methods of cooling complex high precision moulds utilizable the thermosiphon principle
The capability to permit thermosiphon flow when the pump is not operating to allow natural convection even when the pump is completely shut off.
The company also installed outside air economizers on the HVAC systems at several store locations, arranged compressors on racks according to the output temperature, resulting in better temperature control and fresher food, and added a computerized refrigeration control system and thermosiphon oil cooling retrofit.
Kim Hotstart has incorporated a number of new features into its thermosiphon tank-type electric heaters used for preheating engine coolant.
Because the energy that is imparted to the metal in the channel in a single loop inductor is exchanged with the upper bath iron by thermosiphon means, there has to be some place for the heated iron to go without being redirected by the electromagnetic forces.
A heat pipe is not a thermosiphon, because there is no siphon.