another name for thermal barrier
noun, Thermodynamics. 1. . [en-thal-pee, en-thal-] /ˈɛn θæl pi, ɛnˈθæl-/ noun, plural enthalpies. Thermodynamics. 1. a quantity associated with a thermodynamic system, expressed as the internal energy of a system plus the product of the pressure and volume of the system, having the property that during an isobaric process, the change in the quantity is […]
noun, Thermodynamics. 1. the heat required to raise the temperature of a substance one degree. noun 1. the heat required to raise the temperature of a substance by unit temperature interval under specified conditions, usually measured in joules per kelvin. Symbol: Cp (for constant pressure) or Cv (for constant volume) heat capacity n. The amount […]
noun 1. a cramp or muscular spasm caused by loss of water and salt following prolonged exertion in hot weather.
noun, Thermodynamics. 1. See under (def 3). [en-truh-pee] /ˈɛn trə pi/ noun 1. Thermodynamics. 2. (in data transmission and information theory) a measure of the loss of information in a transmitted signal or message. 3. (in cosmology) a hypothetical tendency for the universe to attain a state of maximum homogeneity in which all matter is […]