thermal resistivity


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thermal resistivity

[′thər·məl rē‚zis′tiv·əd·ē]
(thermodynamics)
The reciprocal of the thermal conductivity.

thermal resistivity

An index of a material’s resistance to the transmission of heat; the reciprocal of thermal conductivity.
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The new method for the evaluation of thermal parameters provides acceptable relative errors for soil, grout thermal conductivities and borehole thermal resistivity simultaneously.
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In addition, the Orange Beach cables may be uprated as a result of the better-than-designed thermal resistivity (TR)."
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Soil thermal conductivity (K), thermal resistivity (R) and thermal diffusivity (D) were all highly variable across the forested area.
Reduced thermal resistivity is also known to decrease a device's memory effects and improve linearity.
REGARDING CURRENT HANDLING on inner traces ("Currents and Conductors," May 2003), while it is true that board material has a lower thermal resistivity than air, the heat from an innerlayer must still go through the outerlayer and finally into the air.
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