thermodynamic equilibrium


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thermodynamic equilibrium

n
(General Physics) the condition of an isolated system in which the quantities that specify its properties, such as pressure, temperature, etc, all remain unchanged. Sometimes shortened to: equilibrium
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Hydrogen production from biomass coupled with carbon dioxide capture: the implications of thermodynamic equilibrium.
In this state, the plasma is in thermodynamic equilibrium.
The comparison of different models showed that thermodynamic equilibrium model (TEM) is the simplest and can be used as an effective preliminary tool to study the effect of process parameters and fuels on gasification.
Kirchhoff's Law of Thermal Radiation (1860) states that the radiant emission and the absorption of a material body in thermodynamic equilibrium are equal (SIEGEL and HOWELL, 1983).
58] and "Ifthe correction for departure from thermodynamic equilibrium should be wholly disregarded, the calculated abundance ofhydrogen--already very great--would be increased thirty fold" [10, p.
In amorphous polymers, where no significant level of crystallinity is obtained, the ultimate objective is something called thermodynamic equilibrium.
While the text does not use detailed mathematical derivations, mathematical and physics appendices give background on the Fourier transform, physical constants, Laue scattering theory, entropy and thermodynamic equilibrium, and the amino acids.
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The surface energy of (002) crystallography sheet is more than that of (100) and (101) sheets in thermodynamic equilibrium conditions.
Using thermodynamic equilibrium calculations, the team determined which elements and compounds would be gaseous at these alien temperatures.