Measuring temperatures I: What is temperature?
Tags: TEMPERATURE measurements
- Heat meter takes the guessing out of gas. // Professional Engineering;03/11/98, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p36
Presents information on the use of a heat meter which was combined with a sensor that measures the quantity of heat consumed in a system. Features of the meter; How the system operates; Information on the inlet pipe; Detailed information on the meter.
- Sensitivity of latent heat flux from PILPS land-surface schemes to perturbations of surface air... Qu, Weiqing; Henderson-Sellers, A.; Pitman, A.J.; Chen, T.H.; Abramopoulos, F.; Boone, A.; Chang, S.; Chen, F.; Dai, Y.; Dickinson, R.E.; D�menil, L.; Ek, M.; Gedney, N.; Gusev, Y.M.; Kim, J.; Koster, R.; Kowalczyk, E.A.; Lean, J.; Lettenmaier, D.; Liang, X. // Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences;6/1/98, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1909
Provides information on the description and analysis of the sensitivity of latent heat fluxes in current land-surface schemes to the change of air temperature. Information on the sensitivity of latent heat fluxes in the Plus2 and the Minus2 experiments; Formulation of latent heat fluxes in...
- Appendix A. Thermal conversion factors. // Monthly Energy Review;Dec96, p145
Summarizes the thermal conversion factors used for the measurement of heat. Measurement of heat content in petroleum products; Crude oil and crude oil products; Natural gas plant liquids; Coal; Bituminous coal and lignite; Anthracite and coal coke; Rates for electricity.
- Appendix A. Thermal conversion factors. // Monthly Energy Review;Jan97, p145
Presents thermal conversion factors used to estimate the heat content in thermal units of Great Britain for a given amount of energy measured in physical units, such as barrels or cubic feet. Approximate heat content of petroleum products; Crude oil, crude oil and products and natural gas plant...
- How does it feel? // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/10/96, Vol. 198 Issue 6, p13
Describes an exercise on determining temperature. Difficulty in sensing temperature; Factors that affect temperature sensing; Advantages of thermometers and thermostats.
- Decree days for selected cities. // Energy User News;May97, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p64
Presents a chart of the heating degree days in the United States for the month of March 1997.
- Chilled out. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan95, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p27
Presents a chart showing examples of temperature and wind speed. Importance of factoring in wind chill.
- Heat-sensing graphics save firefighters' hands. // Professional Engineering;01/28/98, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p42
Looks at the development of thermographic and hygrographic, or temperature monitoring devices, which are built into gloves of firefighters. Detailed information on the devices.
- Simple and cost-effective access to millikelvin temperatures. // Physics Today;Mar97, Vol. 50 Issue 3, following p32
Focuses on the Kelvinox AST-Minisorb, a system suited to researchers to millikelvin temperature research. Its features and applications.
- Taking baby's temperature. // Glamour;Dec96, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p50
Reveals study findings that taking temperature under a baby's arm gives a good indication of internal temperature if one degree centigrade is added to the result. Previous reliance on temperature measured with a glass thermometer inserted in a child's rectum.