Surface condensation

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the system of condensing steam by contact with cold metallic surfaces, in distinction from condensation by the injection of cold water.
See under Condensation, and Condenser.

See also: Condensation, Surface

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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If this surface condensation remains for certain time periods, the moisture-driven problems (e.g., mold growth, corrosion of the building fabric, etc.) can damage the building construction and can cause health problems for the occupants (L.
To illustrate its effect the authors show how surface condensation, such as on porous gypsum, may adversely affect the time-of-wetness.
This eliminates or reduces surface condensation, which causes mould growth, providing a significant improvement in indoor air quality."
If you decide to use a higher WVTR, you will be probably be limited by surface condensation. Depending on the specific relative humidity and the temperature difference between the absorbent pad and the environment, you may end up experiencing condensation.
External surface moisture results from the combined effect of four parameters: surface condensation, wind-driven rain, drying process, and properties of the exterior layer [3, 5, 7-15].
Non-hygroscopic polymers may become wet if poorly stored and suffer from surface condensation if poorly handled.
"So if any water enters the field of the basement, this product allows it to be channeled off." Platen also eliminates surface condensation because the floor's surface temperature increases to the temperature of the room, the maker says.
Improperly flashed or caulked windows (and those with large amounts of surface condensation) let moisture seep the surrounding wood, drywall and insulation.
Surface condensation is visible, arid often seen on windows.
To directly model surface condensation in CFD, a so-called User Defined Function (UDF) is programmed which models condensation as a volumetric reaction rate coupled with the latent energy source/sink.
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