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chem·i·cal en·er·gy

energy liberated or absorbed by a chemical reaction, for example, oxidation of carbon, or absorbed in the formation of a chemical compound.

chemical energy

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che·mi·cal en·er·gy

(kem'i-kăl en'ĕr-jē)
Energy liberated or absorbed by a chemical reaction (e.g., oxidation of carbon) or absorbed in the formation of a chemical compound.
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Major opportunities for energy savings were identified as: improvement in scheduling and decreasing delays while liquid metal is in the furnace; addition of chemical energy for melting steel; and improvement in ladle practice.
3 Results and Conclusions--Industrial trials investigated improvements in melting efficiency and productivity using supplemental chemical energy through additions of SiC and oxyfuel burners in electric arc furnaces.
Now, researchers can take an in-depth look at how this molecular motor frans- forms chemical energy into motion, says Ivan Rayment, a crystallographer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The one-step, clean, high-efficiency energy conversion process transforms the chemical energy of pulverized coal (and other carbon-containing fuels) directly into electricity through the electrochemical oxidation of carbon.
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It's just a preliminary experiment," Gur says, "but it demonstrates that one can, without pretreatment, convert the chemical energy of coal [directly] into electrical energy.
These vehicles emit only water vapor and use a Ballard fuel cell engine that converts chemical energy into electrical energy using hydrogen and water.
falciparum produces enzymes tht expedite this bonding process, which would otherwise require enormous amounts of chemical energy.
Fuel cells convert the chemical energy of hydrogen (derived from natural gas) directly into electricity without any combustion and with virtually no pollution.
How chemical energy in cells gets transduced into mechanical displacement remains completely obscure," Block says.
Fuel cells are electrochemical energy devices that convert the chemical energy released when hydrogen and oxygen combine to form water directly into electrical energy.

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