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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We suspect that deep-rooted changes in the movement of tectonic plates or conduction of heat or circulation in the mantle may be in play, but we don't have an explanation at this point," Husson said in the statement.
This raises its temperature, and the amount of melt grows as a result of conduction of heat from the film into the solid polymer beneath it.
US-based medical device maker Advanced Cooling Therapy's first product, the Esophageal Cooling Device, is showing benefits in the conduction of heat for warming of patients in a controlled manner in new clinical settings, the company said on Wednesday.
The heat equation describes the process of conduction of heat through a function w(xyzt)Equation
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.
The melting must be occurring in the mantle, probably at shallow depths beneath the Moho, where the shear wave velocity is low and where the temperature is increasing because of downward conduction of heat generated by radioactive decay within the crust.
Key words: non-stationary conduction of heat, mathematical model, two-layer plate, Comsol Multiphysics
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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.
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.