Recent Examples on the WebThe idea of the whole room calorimeter is that the patient is literally locked in an airtight room, given meals through a slot in one wall, and generally observed within an inch of their lives.
Sara Chodosh, Popular Science, 11 Mar. 2021 So Berlinguette and his students built four of the world's most precise calorimeters, devices that measure the heat given off by reactions taking place within them.
Michael Greshko, National Geographic, 29 May 2019 But Riley's most excited about a new cone calorimeter machine that measures the textile's peak heat release rate, total heat release, smoke density, and mass loss in a flash fire environment.
Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 28 Nov. 2016 After a night of fasting, participants entered the calorimeter promptly at 8:00am, and until 8:00am the following day they weren’t allowed to leave or exercise.
Megan Molteni, WIRED, 22 Mar. 2018
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