thermal radiation


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thermal radiation

1. The heat and light produced by a nuclear explosion.
2. (DOD only) Electromagnetic radiations emitted from a heat or light source as a consequence of its temperature; it consists essentially of ultraviolet, visible, and infrared radiations.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Singh, "Finite element simulation of mixed convection flow of micropolar fluid over a shrinking sheet with thermal radiation," Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 2013.
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The influence of thermal radiation in a viscoelastic fluid past a stretching sheet is illustrated by Chen [20].
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It is suggested in this paper that LED luminaire cooling design method and temperature limits should be evaluated more carefully, and that the effects of wind and thermal radiation should be addressed.
Accordingly, it is necessary to include not only air temperature but also the environmental elements of thermal radiation, convection, humidity, and heat conduction in assessment of the thermal sense of humans.
The abovementioned numerical scheme is carried out for various values of physical parameters, namely, the velocity ratio parameter (B), the magnetic parameter (M), the Casson parameter ([beta]), the Prandtl number (Pr), and the thermal radiation parameter (R) to obtain the effects of those parameters on dimensionless velocity and temperature distributions.
The performance evaluation of the furnished room includes both cases corresponding to with and without thermal radiation exchange between room surfaces.
At the beginning and end of the heating season, solar thermal radiation is intensive enough and heat gains could cover a large extent of heat losses in buildings.