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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Others [2] declared that the exothermal observed near the glass transition temperature (Tg) is one of the most sensitive indicators reflecting structural changes as a function of temperature and time.
Objective: "The aim of the project is to develop a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) prototype of a new SOFC concept with a serial connection of one exothermal CPOx stage with one or a multiple of endothermic steam reforming stages.
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.
Condensation reactions are exothermal, the formation of larger clusters is abetted, especially in the formation of cristobalite-containing networks [10].
The obtained results can be explained on this way; by increasing the oxygen pressure increases the exothermal reaction which produced the undesired increase in the kerf width and the mechanical force removes deeper grooves and causes higher roughness.
Since some of the projects are exothermal reaction and some are endothermal, a total of 200,000 tons of standard coal can be saved through internal heat conversion.
One may see from the Figure that in the process of heating exothermal phase transformations occur in the foils.