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dissipation

(dĭs-ĭ-pā′shŭn) [L. dissipare, to scatter]
1. Dispersion of matter.
2. The act of living a wasteful and dissolute life, esp. drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.
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Glitch free cascadable adiabatic logic (GFCAL) [10]circuit is based on triangular power clock which have lowest power dissipation among all, but their main drawback is very large delay and hence very slow operating speed.
QSERL circuit has hold phase due to this dynamic switching, and thus energy dissipation is reduced, but output is floating which is not desirable.
This is the number of joules of previous dissipations represented by a joule (or erg) of exergy derived by some work claiming our attention.
Since one large scale gradient (say, that produced by insolation of a forest) will eventually support many molecular level dissipations in different systems, the steps traversed to increase energy quality can be parsed into stages.
Judgment Day (1935) records Studs's declining health, futile dissipation, love affair with Catherine Banahan, fruitless search for a job, and ultimate death from pneumonia.
The aim of proposed computation algorithm is determination of power dissipation of active components of investigated system, based on thermovision measurement of this system.
As was mentioned earlier two possible approaches of power dissipation identification and then thermal distribution of investigated system will be shown.
The viscous dissipation for a two-dimensional flow of a power-law fluid has been analyzed by means of numerical methods [26].
For high presentation concert portable computers such as laptop the aim is to reduce the power dissipation of the electronics portion of the system to a point at which is about half of the total power dissipation.
Learnt that conventional tri-state PFD has weaknesses of large power dissipations and delay variation due to current driving capabilities of the transistors frequently have issue to operate at low supply core voltage VDD.