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thermal conductance

n.
1. A measure of the ability of an object to allow the flow of heat from its warmer surface through the object to its colder surface, determined as the heat energy transferred per unit of time divided by the temperature difference between the two surfaces, expressed in watts per kelvin. The conductance of an object equals the conductivity of its material times its surface area (cross-section) divided by the distance between the two surfaces (thickness).
2. The reciprocal of thermal resistance, usually measured in units of watts per kelvin.
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In fact, due to the similar RON and MON ratings of the RON = 98, S [approximately equal to] 10 fuels which were tested for this investigation, no meaningful K-value calculation could be performed with only these five fuels.
HPP above 200 MPa can maintain the freshness of prawn and tuna during storage, resulting in a lower putrefaction index (K-value) [11,12].
To clarify the efficiency of SCMs on compressive strength, the effect of FA + SF can be expressed as an efficiency factor (k-value) [15-17].
As seen, the K-value of specimens for both tested time 30 and 90 days increases with the increase in ambient temperature.
"The final K-Value, Menshlickeit, translates literally as humanity and the 'human touch'.
Omar bin Haider, Director of Maintenance & Services, RTA Public Transport Agency, said: "In 2012 His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the first biofuel-powered bus and we continued with the drive in the light of the analysis which revealed that the experiment has resulted in a drop in the pollution resulting from the combustion of bus fuel from 0.65 to 0.43 (K-Value).''
The purpose of this investigation was to determine if the distribution ratio of moisture between the vapor and liquid phases of a refrigerant or K-value is significantly affected by the presence of a lubricant.
Briefly, chamber response is measured relative to a [sup.226]Ra reference source (RRS), to give a ratio R, which is related to the activity (A) by the calibration factor (K, which we refer to as the K-value) according to
Because the sample set is small in this case, the K-value was selected uniformly as K=1 (corresponding to nearest-neighbor predictions), K=7, 14, 21, 28 (corresponding to different KNN prediction), and K=34 (corresponding to global prediction).
The relative level of [beta]-phase is usually described in terms of the K-value, which is defined by the relation proposed by Turner-Jones et al.