Precipitation Heat

Some articles on heat, precipitation:

Fog - Types
... The cool ground produces condensation in the nearby air by heat conduction ... as a "southerly surge", typically following a coastal heat spell ... Precipitation fog (or frontal fog) forms as precipitation falls into drier air below the cloud, the liquid droplets evaporate into water vapor ...
Precipitation Strengthening
... Precipitation hardening, also called age hardening, is a heat treatment technique used to increase the yield strength of malleable materials, including most structural alloys of aluminium, magnesium, nickel ... Precipitation hardening relies on changes in solid solubility with temperature to produce fine particles of an impurity phase, which impede the movement of dislocations, or defects in a ... snow, or hail, depending upon the thermal history of a given portion of the atmosphere, precipitation in solids can produce many different sizes of particles, which have radically different properties ...

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