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Degradation (Thermodynamics) (Sts)

Scope Note
Conversion of energy into forms which are difficult to convert into work
Definition
Conversion of energy into forms which are difficult to convert into work. (Source: TRT SN)
Broader Term
Heat (St)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Heat balance (Stb)
Heat conduction (Stc)
Heat convection (Std)
Heat cycle (Ste)
Heat exchange (Stf)
Heat flow (Stg)
Heat flux (Sth)
Heat loss (Stj)
Heat radiation (Stk)
Heat transfer (Stm)
Latent heat (Stn)
Phase equilibrium (Sto)
Phase transitions (Stp)
Supercooling (Stq)
Temperature gradients (Str)
Thermal diffusion (Stt)
Thermal efficiency (Stu)
Thermal expansion (Stv)
Thermal fatigue (Stw)
Thermal stresses (Stx)
Vapor pressure (Sty)