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PC

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which separated into several territories and independent countries. This was the code used in international transactions to and from bank accounts in the trust territory.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. This was used as an international standard for shipping to the trust territory.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.

PC

see PERSONAL COMPUTER.
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For the improvement of storage capacity and altered properties of phase change materials for the suitability of thermal energy storage device.
Proving that phase change memory can operate at picosecond timescales doesn't guarantee that the tech will replace DRAM, but it does demonstrate that PCM could potentially operate at frequencies that DRAM can't touch.
These results prove that using a proper phase change material improves the solar water heater significantly by keeping the water in a uniform high temperature for a longer period of time during a day.
1994, Use of phase change materials in the wall with TIM.
The report comprises of advanced phase change materials revenue for every application segment in the following regions:
Beginning from the approach by Zivkovic and Fujii (2001), in which a simple, implicit computational model for an isothermal phase change was presented, the authors developed a modified algorithm based on an explicit finite difference formulation of the heat equation.
Cost Analysis of Simple Phase Change Material-Enhanced Building Envelopes in Southern U.
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The phase change incubator makes use of the combination of a vacuum flask to provide a high level of insulation and a phase change material (PCM) to store energy in the form of latent heat.
The challenge has been to reduce the size of phase change materials by conventional lithographic techniques without damaging their useful properties.
The authors seek to develop an understanding of the thermal and physical behavior of multiphase systems with phase change, including microscale and porosity, for practical applications in heat transfer, bioengineering, materials science, nuclear engineering, environmental engineering, process engineering, biotechnology, and nanotechnology.
Making it easier for water to boil is important because much more heat is removed in the phase change from liquid to gas than in merely heating liquid water.