heat conduction

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heat conduction

[′hēt kən‚dək·shən]
(thermodynamics)
The flow of thermal energy through a substance from a higher-to a lower-temperature region.
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Specifically, we consider the steady state conduction of heat in a two dimensional domain and assume that the conditions on parts of the boundary are unknown.
Key words: non-stationary conduction of heat, mathematical model, two-layer plate, Comsol Multiphysics
Yet, the ~4K targets on the Planck satellite are configured such that net conduction of heat out of the target is allowed to take place.
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This renewal process allows for polymer to be melted faster without relying solely on conduction of heat from the melt film on the barrel wall.
The mechanism for thermal metamorphism in the Lesser Himalayan Sequence is interpreted to be conduction of heat from the Main Central thrust fault and/or hanging wall to the footwall.
The Hench Control Blast Freezer Controller takes advantage of the fact that the limiting factor for removing heat in a blast freezer is the conduction of heat in the products, not the heat transfer coefficient on its surface.
With cryotherapy, the conduction of heat rests on a simple equation: Thermal conduction takes place through ice, and ice has a constant thermal conductivity K--so the value is always known, and you will always have a reliable ice ball progression.
AL-Back PCBs are aluminum backed PCBs designed for the thermal conduction of heat away from high power dissipating components.
For many budding cooks the even conduction of heat is of high importance.
With continuous low-level topical heat therapy, the muscle tissues deep below the surface of the skin are actually warmed by thermodynamic conduction of heat into the body," explained Kurt Weingand, principal clinical scientist, P&G Health Sciences Institute, Cincinnati, OH.
The ocean expansion model follows the conduction of heat from the surface down through the layers of ocean depth and includes the dependence the thermal expansion coefficient of ocean water on the temperature.