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Anharmonic Phonons are Heating Up

The importance of anharmonicity in the atomic vibrations of crystalline materials has long been known, but the quantities involved have been prohibitively expensive to calculate from first-principles.  181 more words

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Ageing and the second law of thermodynamics

There are trillions of cells in our body. Different cells have different functions. Each cell has a life cycle. They perform their functions and at the end of their life cycle, they divide (except for neuronal cells). 1,133 more words

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Sirius : The Brightest Star in The Sky.

One of the biggest misconceptions about our night sky is that Polaris, commonly known as the North Star, is the brightest star in the Earth Sky. 372 more words

Science

Beyond Intuition

One of the typical religious objections we hear to complex scientific discoveries such as evolution, general relativity, quantum mechanics, and so on, is that they go against “common sense”. 1,748 more words

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Building Heating Loads

Building Heating Loads

01/06/18

“What are the heating requirements of buildings?”

We know that the electricity needed by the building represents its energy load, but electricity is often not the only thing that a building requires. 58 more words

Engineering

INTRODUCTION TO THERMODYNAMICS 2

CLOSED, OPEN AND ISOLATED SYSTEMS

A thermodynamic system, or simply system, is defined as a quantity of matter or a region in space chosen for study.  217 more words

Thermodynamics

Introduction to Thermodynamics 1

What is thermodynamics:

Thermodynamics is a science and, more importantly, an engineering tool used to describe processes that involve changes in temperature, transformation of energy, and the relationships between heat and work. 193 more words

Thermodynamics