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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The adjacent barrel is a good heat conductor, while the polymer beneath the melt film is a poor heat conductor.
Because metal oxide is a better heat conductor than pure silicone, cured rubber containing the particles also heats up faster than conventional silicone rubber.
Aerogels are good thermal insulators because they almost nullify two of the three methods of heat transfer (convection, conduction and radiation) as they are composed almost entirely of air, which is a very poor heat conductor.
The Marcus Samuelsson American Table for Belgique collection is constructed of cast aluminum, a lightweight material with many cooking features similar to cast iron, including excellent heat conductivity, as well as an energy saving heat conductor.
The magazine concluded that metal spoons warm up a drink too much because metal is a good heat conductor, the Telegraph reported.
Glass is a poor heat conductor so I can take it and manipulate it with my hands," he says.
Heat pipe is capable of transmitting heat as high as 40 times more than that transmitted by ordinary heat conductor (8).
This change slightly improved the material's ability to conduct electricity but, most crucially, made it a worse heat conductor.
Bones serve a fundamental culinary purpose, giving a roast superior flavour as well as functioning as an internal heat conductor.
Design engineers wished to replace traditional diecast aluminum as the heat conductor because they wanted to improve the dimensional accuracy of production parts and reduce weight.
The marketing campaign for the cookware -- which features a visual heat conductor in the nonstick coating to signal when a saute or sauce pan is ready for cooking -- will also be supported by a new infomercial to air in May.