International Sugar Journal

Discovery of causes of extreme heating in boilers paves way for more efficient power plants [Registered]

“Roughly 85 percent of the worldwide installed base of electricity relies on steam power generators, and in the U.S. it’s 90 percent,” said the lead researcher Kripa Varanasi. “If you’re able to improve the boiling process that produces this steam, you can improve the overall power plant efficiency.”

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Destructive power of bubbles has industrial applications potential [Registered]

Findings, published in the Physical Review Letters explores the effect of cavitation on nearby particles that are about the same size as the bubble itself, which may be useful for manufacturing cleaning substances without having to use chemicals.

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