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bomba

dispositivo que hace circular forzosamente un fluido en el sistema

bomba de tornillo

Es un tipo de bomba hidráulica considerada de desplazamiento positivo que utiliza un tornillo helicoidal excéntrico que se mueve dentro de una camisa y hace fluir el líquido entre el tornillo y la camisa.

bomba lobular rotativa

"La bomba SLR es una bomba lobular rotativa de desplazamiento positivo y diseño sanitario, ideal para manejar todo tipo de fluidos tanto de baja como de alta viscosidad"


BOOT

build–own–operate-–transfer

BoS

Balance of System

BOT

build–own–transfer

bp

basis point

Brayton cycle

The thermodynamic cycle that describes the operation of a constant pressure heat engine such as a gas turbine.

break-even point

The moment (calculated in time units or in monetary units) at which the revenue generated by a project compensates the initial investment and ongoing costs.

BREF

Best Available Techniques Reference

BT

baja tensión

BTO

build–transfer–operate

bucle o lazo de expansión

un bucle en un sistema de tuberías para compensar la expansión térmica en la tubería

buffer store/tank

A tank filled with service water which is not consumed (also known as buffer storage)

builders' all risk

The standard insurance package used during construction.

building envelope

A building envelope is the physical separator between the conditioned and unconditioned environment of a building including the resistance to air, water, heat, light, and noise transfer. It consists of all of the elements of the outer shell that maintain a dry, heated, or cooled indoor environment and facilitate its 'internal climate' control.

build–lease–transfer

Process whereby a private owner builds an infrastructure facility, leases it out, and then transfers it to another entity after a specified period.

build–own–operate-–transfer

Process whereby a private owner builds, owns, and operates an infrastructure facility and then transfers it to another entity after a specified period.

build–own–transfer

Process whereby a private owner builds, owns, and then transfers an infrastructure facility to another party, often at no cost, after a specified period.

build–transfer–operate

Process whereby a private owner builds an infrastructure facility, transfers it to another entity, and then operates it on a contractual basis for a specified period.


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