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Wiring diagram

marine

A drawing which shows the detailed wiring and connections between items of electrical equipment and may also show the routing of connections.

Wood gas

energy

Wood gas is a syngas fuel which can be used as a fuel for furnaces, stoves and vehicles in place of gasoline, diesel or other fuels.

Wood gas generator

energy

A gasification unit which converts timber or charcoal into wood gas, a syngas consisting of atmospheric nitrogen, carbon monoxide, hydrogen, traces of methane, and other gases, which – after cooling and filtering – can then be used to power an internal combustion engine or for other purposes.

Work

energy

In physics, work is the energy transferred to or from an object via the application of force along a displacement.

Work hardening

energy

Work hardening, also known as strain hardening, is the strengthening of a metal or polymer by plastic deformation.

Workboat

marine

Usually, a small pontoon type, flush deck craft designed to carry out a wide range of work.

Workboat BELYRYAR

marine

The multipurpose workboat BELYRYAR features a pontoonshape and a double chine bow.

Working Fluid

energy

The working fluid of a heat engine or heat pump is a gas or liquid, usually called a refrigerant, coolant, or working gas, that primarily converts thermal energy (temperature change) into mechanical energy (or vice versa) by phase change and/or heat of compression and expansion.

Working raft

marine

A small platform used for works on the ship when afloat.

Workmanship

marine

The skill with which something was made.

Workover

marine

Re-entry into a completed well for modification or repair work.

Workshop

marine

A room where things are made or repaired using machines and/or tools.

Workstation

energy

A place where work is conducted, workers interface with machines or systems monitoring system status, entering commands and recording data.

World Bioenergy Association (WBA)

energy

The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) is an international NGO and non-profit association that represents the bioenergy sector globally.

World energy consumption

energy

World energy consumption is the total energy produced and used by humans.

World energy council

energy

The World Energy Council is a global forum for thought-leadership and tangible engagement with headquarters in London.

World Forum on Energy Regulation

energy

The World Forum on Energy Regulation (WFER) is the leading international conference on energy regulation, held once every three years.

World Nuclear Association

energy

World Nuclear Association is the international organization that promotes nuclear power and supports the companies that comprise the global nuclear industry.

World Resources Institute

energy

The World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research non-profit organization established in 1982 with activities are focused on seven areas: food, forests, water, energy, cities, climate and ocean.

World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)

energy

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) is an international non-profit association representing the wind power sector worldwide, with members in 100 countries, amongst them the leading national and regional wind energy associations.

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