Tag: thermodynamics

23 Is it possible to build an air compressor with no moving parts? 2015-05-14T16:46:46.883

19 Windmills in empty fields. Why no trees? 2016-11-23T12:51:59.090

14 Pound-force (lbf) vs Pound-mass (lbm) 2015-04-03T21:31:26.793

14 What limits a power plant's load gradient? 2015-05-27T16:11:54.837

14 Why does moving air feel cold? 2016-06-20T21:47:12.470

13 Why don't refrigerators have parts outdoors? 2015-02-14T03:58:12.383

12 Why was Freon used in spray cans before it was declared a threat to ozone? 2017-02-18T12:35:42.947

11 How does a microbolometer (IR camera) work? 2015-04-30T10:44:18.687

10 Are all pressure-volume processes polytropic? 2015-12-11T20:44:47.790

10 Humidity in home is much higher than outside 2017-11-11T18:49:14.297

9 Thermoelectric Technology to Harvest Energy from Internal Combustions Engines 2015-01-31T19:04:29.037

9 Difference in energy consumption between empty fridge and fridge filled with bottles of water 2016-04-06T13:07:24.357

8 Air Conditioning Modes of Failure 2015-04-08T01:43:50.467

8 Efficiency in a gas turbine or aircraft engine 2015-05-13T14:33:36.993

8 Would engineering bricks explode if used to build an oven? 2015-06-03T19:08:43.163

8 Can air conditioners/dehumidifiers exhaust their waste heat in their exhaust water? 2015-06-14T19:59:16.040

8 How in Rankine cycle the turbine generates more power than the pump takes? 2015-10-16T19:28:13.597

7 Harvesting thermoelectric energy from computer graphics cards 2015-01-30T11:47:07.137

7 How can one calculate the change in heat energy when the specific heat varies with temperature? 2015-03-20T04:25:41.153

7 One large fireplace flue versus two smaller ones 2015-04-26T22:49:10.877

7 Can I use a pipe of any material other than copper in a counter-flow heat exchanger? 2015-05-16T11:39:24.560

7 Which is better: Defog a car windshield with cold or hot air? 2015-06-13T22:07:23.317

7 Modeling Transient Heat Transfer between two 1-D materials 2015-10-26T15:08:51.520

7 Energy required to raise temperature of water flowing through a heater 2016-03-11T12:45:06.237

7 Radiators in series or parallel? 2016-09-13T16:27:57.263

7 What fundamentally distinguishes cavitation and boiling as different phenomena? 2016-10-22T23:55:50.420

6 Are electronic cigarette "atomizers" just evaporating the fluid? 2015-04-17T09:11:43.427

6 Is vortex tube reversible? 2015-05-31T22:46:56.397

6 Removing water and nitrogen from reactor effluent 2015-06-12T11:11:57.997

6 How does expanding gas in isobaric process move a piston? 2015-11-10T17:55:19.880

6 Can an isothermal process also be adiabatic? 2016-01-11T00:56:35.047

6 Thermodynamics of gas exchange between gas cylinders 2016-04-29T14:00:09.510

5 Determine elevation from the difference in air pressure 2015-04-04T07:24:34.600

5 Can a boiler feedwater injector be used to compress air? 2015-05-16T10:50:44.230

5 Solar powered kettle - how much power for 1/2 litre 2015-06-07T11:08:09.377

5 How are thermodynamics properties of gases and liquids calculated numerically? 2015-06-11T17:20:10.830

5 Calculating Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity for two Materials 2015-06-24T13:16:54.330

5 Why use steam in the rankine cycle? 2015-09-05T00:53:52.910

5 Diesel Cycle Vs. Otto cycle 2015-11-17T20:15:17.593

5 Are smaller heat-pumps more efficient? 2015-11-18T04:19:27.050

5 How to model heat transfer through a pressure vessel wall if the reservoir temperature is not constant 2015-12-07T12:48:00.697

5 How can I calculate the evaporation rate for a hazmat spill? 2016-08-17T19:19:15.433

5 How do I find the impact pressure of cavitation due to implosion of a super critical fluid bubble? 2016-10-12T20:27:33.083

4 What relationship is there between mass of water vapour produced in combustion and the energy lost through producing this water? 2015-04-21T13:56:07.623

4 Determining behavior of heat exchange system 2015-05-02T09:20:04.410

4 Finding the enthalphy of Helium given internal energy 2015-07-06T00:26:33.297

4 Different calculations for values of thermodynamic properties 2015-07-06T15:40:46.590

4 Should the temperature of a heated metal cone decrease in a plastic enclosure? 2015-07-07T10:13:01.703

4 Which correlation for heat exchange in a partially adiabatic channel? 2015-07-25T17:31:43.977

4 Discrepancy of calculated critical compressibility factor in Peng Robinson EoS 2015-08-22T04:38:51.010

4 How to extract a building's heat isolation and thermal inertia based on temperature curves? 2015-09-15T14:57:55.577

4 Otto Cycle Efficiency 2016-04-05T05:29:57.850

4 How to increase the speed of exhaust gas? 2016-04-19T19:44:19.940

4 Heat pump driven by a Stirling engine that requires no external work 2016-04-27T01:53:02.220

4 Derive a heat equation for a shrinking nanoparticle 2016-12-16T11:20:10.063

4 If I need a very small heat engine, should I consider external combustion? 2017-02-27T14:51:02.127

4 Calculation of Activity Coefficient Model parameters 2017-03-30T16:16:01.880

4 Winding a wire heating element after a few uses 2017-10-30T20:31:01.867

4 Applications of Thermodynamics 2018-02-07T14:13:03.557

3 How do I determine the thermal resistance of a metal box? 2015-02-16T20:34:29.427

3 Do magnetic fields applied to a fuel line have an effect on heat output? 2015-04-04T15:20:25.937

3 Are light coloured roofs more durable? If so, why aren't they more common? 2015-04-06T13:34:48.480

3 How do I spec out a thermoelectric cooler? 2015-04-08T02:45:00.753

3 What is the Best Heat Resistant Translucent Material? 2015-04-15T07:37:19.433

3 Why do heating elements have lower rated temperatures in vacuums? 2015-05-22T11:47:17.743

3 Thermal efficiency of a given complete cycle 2015-07-10T16:32:20.300

3 Calculating the temperature of the lagging around an insulated pipe 2015-07-15T01:58:10.700

3 Applicability of Gibbs' Phase Rule 2015-07-27T12:05:19.637

3 Why do we need to condense steam in the rankine cycle? 2015-09-05T01:11:32.173

3 How can I calculate pressure change due to reaction? 2015-09-16T14:13:23.503

3 How small can you get a stream of molten steel to be at low pressure? 2015-10-02T17:30:03.270

3 Saturation Temperature of Binary Mixture 2015-10-21T15:53:07.550

3 Temperature when steam expands into a vacuum 2015-11-01T13:34:02.920

3 At what (outside) temperatures is it efficient to run my windowbox heat pump? 2015-11-24T22:52:49.917

3 At How Many RPMs Would Aluminum HDD Platters Shatter? 2015-12-15T17:29:30.340

3 What system of pde's models ice melt flow? 2016-01-04T17:00:46.507

3 Why use different specific heat capacities in the energy equations for incompressible and compressible fluid flow? 2016-02-17T16:25:31.053

3 Transferring heat using a pipe at temperatures below the boiling point of water 2016-02-22T11:57:04.473

3 How can I determine air speed in an exhaust pipe? 2016-02-28T19:09:57.320

3 Relationship between thermal conductivity and reaching the steady temperature? 2016-03-13T19:42:53.723

3 Working out pressure drop from leak rate 2016-03-21T11:37:17.140

3 How do temperature and pressure influence the rate of evaporation of water in a closed vessel? 2016-03-22T21:56:13.437

3 Thermal properties of salt water 2016-04-06T05:07:05.793

3 What does the sand do in a pot-in-pot refrigerator? 2016-04-25T12:25:00.210

3 Parameter effects on kinetics of esterification for bio-diesel production 2016-05-27T16:49:37.560

3 How to determine the choke point in a compressed gas system? 2016-07-06T06:44:36.443

3 Can I control latent/sensible heat changes in a counter-flow, induced draft cooling tower using climate? 2016-10-12T20:35:40.787

3 Shouldn't enthalpies be equal in isentropic process? 2016-11-17T08:44:32.970

3 Why does a radiator valve require more torque after a few turns? 2017-03-18T21:06:34.623

3 How do you calculate the Enthalpy of a geothermal resource? 2017-06-11T17:23:30.977

3 Temperature of a material in a furnace 2017-08-09T14:38:46.110

3 Why is there no heat-affected zone with water jet cutting? 2017-12-07T08:05:56.607

3 What is the best method to generate heat from a compressed air canister? 2018-01-25T13:56:37.917

3 What are the differences between Gauge and Absolute pressure? 2018-02-12T06:43:26.063

3 What colour of tarp will let in the least amount of heat? 2018-02-15T00:42:26.087

2 Which material is most efficient for the skin of a solar balloon? 2015-02-22T21:31:32.293

2 Mass and weight of air in a room 2015-04-03T23:18:11.360

2 How to design a hemispheric flexible pressure vessel? 2015-04-13T02:50:23.227

2 What data do I need to plot a BSFC map 2015-04-26T21:48:17.690