Radiator FAQs:

Q: Are radiators heat exchangers used to transfer thermal energy from one medium to another for the purpose of cooling and heating?

A: Yes.

Q: Are radiators used for cooling internal combustion engines?

A: Yes, and mainly in automobiles but also in piston-engined aircraft, railway locomotives, motorcycles, stationary generating plants and other places where such engines are used.

Q: Are radiators often behind the grille at the front end of a vehicle?

A: Yes.

Q: Are radiators constructed to function in automobiles?

A: Yes, and buildings, and electronics.

Q: Are radiators commonly used to heat buildings?

A: Yes.

Q: Was radiator invented by Franz San Galli?

A: Yes, and a Prussian-born Russian businessman living in St.

Q: Is radiator always a source of heat to its environment?

A: Yes, although this may be for either the purpose of heating this environment, or for cooling the fluid or coolant supplied to it, as for engine cooling.

Q: Are radiators found as components of some spacecraft?

A: Yes.