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the transfer of heat through a fluid (liquid or gas) caused by molecular motion

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(meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere

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Peculiarities of convective heating was highlight by modeling a water droplets of 278 K temperature at unsteady phase transformation mode in 500 K temperature humid gas flow ([[bar.
Hence, there is no difference at all when including or excluding the convective flow.
Only privately did we discuss with the rest of our cadre of CPs how the 3710 guidance regarding convective SIGMETs validated itself that night.
Convective storms are generated by warm ground and moist air, producing strong winds, heavy rain, hail and tornadoes.
It was in the process of looking at that mechanism that we came to this unexpected observation -- that the convective clouds in these storm systems over the U.
Several researchers have stated that radiant systems offer a number of advantages when compared to conventional convective air systems.
Chomko, Heppner and others designed their weatherization curriculum to specifically address convective heat loss, which accounts for typically up to 40 percent of heat loss in the home.
1996) studied the influence of the boundary conditions on the formation of the convective structures.
Convective drying is a complex process involving simultaneous, coupled heat and mass transfer within the drying material and at the boundary to the drying air.
An understanding of convective heat transfer in porous annuli is essential for its applications in packed-bed catalytic reactors, Geophysics, thermal insulation, design of regenerative heat exchangers, Geological disposal of high-level nuclear waste, petroleum resources and many other uses.
Qantas Airways, Airbus Investigators have determined a Qantas Airbus A330's weather radar had been degraded before the jet encountered severe turbulence approaching the northern coast of Malaysia in 2009, after failing to detect a region of convective crystallising ice.
Writing for fellow researchers and graduate students, they consider such aspects as concepts and measurements of atmospheric boundary layers, the parameterization of convective boundary layer turbulence and clouds in atmospheric models, analytical models for the dispersion of pollutants in low wind conditions, an outline of Lagrangian stochastic dispersion models, Eulerian and Lagrangian perspectives on atmospheric dispersion with a large-eddy simulation, photochemical air pollution modeling, and the inversion of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations.
The convective flows developed in the oil droplets as a result of the different pH levels propelled the droplets along the gradient towards the exit.
Convective space heaters provide forced hot air for tents and shelters.
Convective cooling is increased, allowing this clutch to cool four times faster than its predecessor.