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radiant heat

n
(General Physics) heat transferred in the form of electromagnetic radiation rather than by conduction or convection; infrared radiation
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ra′diant heat′


n.
heat energy transmitted by electromagnetic waves in contrast to heat transmitted by conduction or convection.
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This form of heat that comes from a hot roof and attic is called radiant heat. This is a different form of heat transfer than normal conductive heat that thermal insulation is used to block.
The king-sized master bedroom has an en-suite marble bath with a custom double vanity, and radiant heat floors.
The new electric range is a hybrid model of radiant heat and induction heat.
A lot has been written about radiant heat loss associated with uncovered furnaces.
In previous studies various techniques have been suggested in order to increase the surface hardness of the GIC materials, which include radiant heat transfer by use of dental light-curing units such as light emitting diodes (LEDs) [9-11] or lasers [12], ultrasonic energy transfer to enhance the motivation and interaction of the reacted components of the GIC [9, 13,14], and application of calcium chloride (Ca[Cl.sub.2]) solutions in order to enhance the acid-base reaction between carboxylate groups (-CO[O.sup.-]) of the polyalkenoic acids and calcium cations ([Ca.sup.+2]) of the glass particles of the cement [15,16].
However, these glasses will not stop the intense radiant heat that passes through.
Key statement: A processor for vacuum distillation of whole tires including: an insulated housing having a door on one end, a central radiant heat tube and a plurality of peripheral heat tubes spaced about the central radiant heat tube and arranged with an inlet leg of each peripheral heat tube adjacent an outlet leg of another peripheral heat tube to maximize utilization of the radiant heat energy from the peripheral heat tubes.
Miami, FL, August 03, 2015 --(PR.com)-- An innovative new product designed to effectively address a common problem related to vehicles, the Radiant Heat, has been developed by inventor Roberto Ramirez of New Rochelle, New York.
The radiant heat transfer is, in all cases, 5.5 W/[m.sup.2] x K (0.97 Btu/hx [ft.sup.2] x [degrees]F).
Radiant heat is nothing new, but technology is now in place for cove-designed radiant heat that produces comfortable room temperatures.