heat of compression


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heat of com·pres·sion

heat produced when a gas is compressed.
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The diaphragm removes heat of compression between each impeller by passing cooling water through the diaphragm.
Temperature also changes during the physical compression or decompression process, and is characterized as heat of compression.
The adiabatic heat of compression and decompression causes food temperatures to increase and decrease almost instantaneously.
When the piston reaches its highest point, this lean fuel-air mixture spontaneously combusts due to the heat of compression, as in a diesel engine.
Next, the system adds the heat of compression, which in this case is the electrical energy coming from the plug in the outlet, to the refrigerant.
Air-X-Changer air-cooled heat exchangers extract the heat of compression from the gases and also cool the engines that power them.
Heat is generated within the pumping head by both heat of compression of the gases being pumped and mechanical heat generated by the pump's driving mechanism.
Three large Ecoair T Series oil-free rotary screw air compressors and the same supplier's heat of compression desiccant air dryers supply compressed air for their bottling plant.
"The rotary screw air compressor requires an oil cooler to cool the oil that lubricates, seals and absorbs the heat of compression. Adding a second cooler for the engine would have made the overall compressor package larger than the original design parameters.
in the late 1980s, result from reductions in excess power costs, excess heat of compression, maintenance costs, and premature component wear-out.
Fluids and coolants remove the heat of compression and keep your air compressor operating smoothly.