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Heat rate

The amount of fuel energy required by a power plant to produce one kilowatt-hour of electrical output. A measure of generating station thermal efficiency, generally expressed in btu per net kwh. It is computed by dividing the total btu content of fuel burned for electric generation by the resulting net kwh generation.


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Re: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant

... within a similar group of animals, for example, mammals, metabolic rate is higher for smaller body size versus larger body size. You have to ... by skin and fur) to volume ratio is large, it can loose a lot more heat. in order to survive and keep warm, it needs to rev up its metabolic ...

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by pathologicalliar
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant
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Re:

... at day. I will explain this. Because they often have a low metabolic rate, small ectotherm animals such as lizards or insects spend a big deal ... view, to sit and wait for their prey an/or when catching solar heat. Hence for them it is a good strategy to have a similart colour to that ...

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by animartco
Thu May 31, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
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Views: 14390

Green mammals

... at day. I will explain this. Because they often have a low metabolic rate, small ectotherm animals such as lizards or insects spend a big deal ... view, to sit and wait for their prey an/or when catching solar heat. Hence for them it is a good strategy to have a similart colour to that ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
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Views: 14390

Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... dont appear from nothing, explode, and cause the universe to expand and heat, then cool, then randomly form the earth. This, in simple common sense ... A study was done on the sun by Russian scientists. Based on the sun's rate of nuclear fusion, the Russian scientists found the sun to be 10,000-30,000 ...

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by Tomn
Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:49 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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The Heart

... in autonomic functions. Sorry I can't be more help here :s Heart rate increases when the body's trying to combat change. So you're quite correct ... noting that it also withdraws blood supply from extremities to conserve heat. There are two ways to look at cold: firstly the heart rate should slow ...

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by Babybel56
Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:31 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Heart
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