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Thermal Storage

Thermal storage literally means storing heat energy. When you hear “thermal,” a high temperature may...

Science Based Targets (SBT)

The Paris Agreement was adopted at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framewor...

Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

Smartphones are now an indispensable tool for our daily lives. Making a phone call, getting various ...

Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture (OPC UA)

In factories, various manufacturing equipment, control devices, and systems are linked to achieve an...

Environmental Social Governance (ESG)

In April 2006, the then UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, announced an initiative. It was the promot...

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

At manufacturing sites, robotic automation (factory automation) has progressed, and some factories a...

Mass Flow Rate

To check water, gas, or fuel usage, the amount of flow within a fixed amount of time is measured and...

Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the 193 member countries of the United Nati...

Deep Learning

Do you think that AI has become increasingly smart in recent years? AI helps make our lives convenie...

Calibration

When you weigh a thing, if the instrument says “100g,” you will probably accept that it weighs 100 g...

Carbon offset

Efforts to deal with climate change, for example by reducing the emission of CO2 or other greenhouse...

Cogeneration / Trigeneration

How efficiently do we use our limited energy resources? Cogeneration is one widely used solution to ...

Vacuum

We often think of a vacuum as a state in which there is no air, no pressure, and no anything. In rea...

Radiant Heat

The Earth receives a huge amount of energy from the Sun. This energy constantly warms our planet and...

Predictive Control

When operating equipment and systems, highly dependable control is required for safe and efficient o...

Risk Assessment

Today, the importance of product safety is emphasized more than ever before. Products with safety c...

Malware

Today we live in a world that will not work without information technology and computer networks. Wh...

Cloud Computing

Today we all use computers in various aspects of our daily activities both at work and at home. We u...

Lyophilization (Freeze-drying)

Freeze-dried food is a type of familiar instant food. Typical freeze-dried food includes soup, which...

Spectral intensity (SI)

In recent years, earthquakes have caused damage around the world, making people realize the dreadful...

Explosion Protection

Petrochemical plants process crude oil to produce daily necessities like gasoline, kerosene, and oth...

Validation

Drugs for sickness and injuries can roughly be categorized into two kinds: over-thecounter drugs sol...

IAQ

Have you ever had the experience of yawning repeatedly or being absent-minded or suffering headaches...

Measurement and Industrial Metrology

Measurement and industrial metrology. Are you aware of the difference between these two terms? Measu...

PID Control

In factories and plants, very precise temperature control is often needed to manufacture products su...

Demand Response

Electricity is an essential energy of our everyday lives. The demand for electric power varies great...

Cavitation

Cavitation refers to a series of phenomena in a flowing liquid, such as water or petroleum, includin...

FLNG

FLNG stands for “floating liquefied natural gas.” An FLNG facility would float offshore and liquefy ...