heat loss

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Turn the Heat Off! Keywords: energy loss, heat loss, power

Do you save more energy by leaving the heat on at night or by turning it down and reheating the house the next day?

We examine the benefit of turning off the heat when you go out.

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7 years 9 weeks ago
Metabolism, Heat Loss, and Size Keywords: allometric relation, heat, heat loss, mass, metabolic rate, surface area, volume

The bigger the better?

Heat loss per unit gram is compared for large arnimals versus smaller animals.

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7 years 7 weeks ago
Home Heating Keywords: conduction, cooling, heat exchange, heat loss, heating

Where are these houses losing the most heat to the environment? The picture on the left is taken with visible light, that on the right is taken with infrared light with a wavelength of about 10 μm.

An example of how to model the heating and cooling of thermal systems, including a look at some of the issues surrounding the heating and cooling of buildings.

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7 years 9 weeks ago
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