News tagged with heat transfer

Developing reliable renewable energy sources

As the world's population continues to grow, so does our consumption of natural resources. Many of these resources are non-renewable, so research into renewable sources of energy is vital. Research led by Bournemouth University's ...

dateJul 25, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Taking the heat out of energy conversion

An improved method to track and control heat generation in electric motors for cars, or power generators, such as those in wind turbines, has been developed by A*STAR researchers in collaboration with colleagues from the ...

dateApr 06, 2016 in General Physics
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Heat and light get larger at the nanoscale

In a new study recently published in Nature Nanotechnology, researchers from Columbia Engineering, Cornell, and Stanford have demonstrated heat transfer can be made 100 times stronger than has been predicted, simply by bringing ...

dateMar 31, 2016 in Nanophysics
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'Forbidden' substances on super-Earths

Using mathematical models, scientists have simulated the interiors of super-Earths and discovered that they may contain compounds that are forbidden by the classical rules of chemistry—these substances may increase the ...

dateDec 28, 2015 in Astronomy
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Weird mathematical method holds up to testing

Twenty-two years after it was first proposed, mathematicians from Massey University, New Zealand, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway and La Trobe University, Australia have demonstrated why an unconventional ...

dateDec 17, 2015 in Mathematics
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Door manufacturer benefits from simulation tools

Building burglary-resistent doors with thermal insulation is a challenge for manufacturers. Their complex structure provides holes for the flow of air. With scientific simulation methods, Fraunhofer researchers have designed ...

dateDec 01, 2015 in Engineering
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