A paint having a high viscosity.
See loose-joint hinge.
The upward movement of soil caused by expansion or displacement resulting from phenomena such as moisture absorption, the removal of overburden, the driving of piles, and the action of …
Heating and cooling a solid metal or alloy in order to produce changes in its physical and mechanical properties.
Same as tempered glass.
Same as thermal transmittance.
Any one of several coefficients used in the calculation of heat transmission by conduction, convection, and radiation, through various materials and structures. Also see thermal conductance, thermal conductivity, thermal …
The time rate of heat flow; usually refers to the combined effects of conduction, convection, and radiation.
Liquid which absorbs heat energy at a heat source (for example, in a solar collector) and then transports this energy to a heat exchanger or to its point of …
See thermal conductance.