exothermal


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ex·o·ther·mic

 (ĕk′sō-thûr′mĭk) also ex·o·ther·mal (-məl)
adj.
Releasing heat: an exothermic reaction.

ex′o·ther′mi·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.exothermal - (of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the liberation of heat
energy-releasing, exoergic - (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution or releasing of energy
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In addition, PDSC only measures the bulk conversion of the entire sample and it only measures an approximate conversion of different components when the exothermal peaks do not overlap [21, 22].
The positive values for the adsorption process and negative values for the desorption process are due to the exothermal and endothermal natures, respectively.
We have been looking at a metal matrix composite, where you reinforce the aluminium alloy with particles such as silicon carbide, to give it strength, rigidity, and a bit of exothermal resistance.
This can be attributed to the increased exhaust gas temperatures during the regeneration phase and to exothermal reactions occurring during reactant oxidation inside the OC, both enabling higher catalyst body temperatures that favour HC oxidation.
This thermal integration balancing the exothermal and endothermal processes is an innovation with a high potential for a most energy-efficient storage solution for renewable electricity, without any practical capacity and duration limitation, since it provides SNG (Substitute Natural Gas) as a product, which is fully compatible with the existing pipeline network and storage infrastructure.
Changing of these parameters affect the height and location of the main exothermal peak, the shape and depth of subsequent endoeffect, as well as the ratio between the heights of the aforesaid extrema.
The curing is a highly exothermal reaction and can be monitored by thermal analysis as the differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).
y]) and its exothermal ignition and combustion that promotes rapid increase of temperature till it reaches maximum value.
The second exothermal effect during pyrolysis became apparent at the temperature of 230-361[degrees]C (max ~300[degrees]C).
The differential thermal analysis curves showed that boric acid--treated basswood had an exothermal peak at 420[degrees]C, associated with the exothermal charring polymerization reaction.
Soot burns at 550[degrees]C ([1022[degrees]F], but the regeneration process is exothermal and therefore creates additional heat.