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(Chemistry) a system in which a coolant is circulated by convection caused by a difference in density between the hot and cold portions of the liquid
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(ˌθɜr məˈsaɪ fən)

an arrangement of siphon tubes that enables water in a heating apparatus to circulate by means of convection.
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Thermosiphon and water-cooled (or glycol-cooled) oil cooling heat exchangers are used on screw compressor packages to lower the oil from discharge temperature to an acceptable supply temperature (e.g., 130[degrees]F [54[degrees]C]).
This would allow us to create a thermosiphon effect with cold air entering the greenhouse from the first floor windows, and warm air entering the lodge into the second floor guest rooms.
But, cute as it may be, any tractor designed in the midteens or earlier is an example of primitive automotive technology--with a two-band clutch, sparktube ignition, once-through lubrication, thermosiphon gravity cooling, a hit-and-miss governor, and by-guess-and-by-God gear-selection.
This paper details the use of a new technology--Smart Thermosiphon Arrays (STAs)--to effectively transfer heat to and from soils.
Two types of passive systems are "batch" and "thermosiphon." A batch uses line pressure to send water to and from a solar-heated tank located in an insulated box outside the house.
The screw compressors used in industrial refrigeration systems are frequently being equipped with thermosiphon oil coolers.
It therefore appears that the thermosiphon problem was resolved.
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Thermal performance, economic and environmental life cycle analysis of thermosiphon solar water heaters.
When the pump is working, extra pressure is exerted to the refrigerant, it disturbs the intrinsic evaporation process occurring in the solar collector, and exacerbates the oscillatory heat transfer of the loop thermosiphon. The pressure balance pipe can mitigate the fluctuation caused by the pump.
Numerical investigation of effect of fill ratio and inclination angle on a thermosiphon heat pipe thermal performance.