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Thermal Conductivity 15

  • Vladimir V. Mirkovich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Plenary Session I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. General Subjects

  4. Solids at High Temperature

  5. Reactor Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Lloyd O. Lindquist, Richard Mah
      Pages 125-132
    3. J. P. Moore, R. S. Graves, W. P. Eatherly
      Pages 133-134
    4. T. Y. R. Lee, A. B. Donaldson, R. E. Taylor
      Pages 135-148
    5. D. L. McElroy, R. K. Williams, J. P. Moore, R. S. Graves, F. J. Weaver
      Pages 149-151
  6. Techniques, Data Analysis

  7. Theory, Solids at Low Temperature

  8. Gases and Liquids

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. B. Le Neindre, R. Tufeu, Y. Garrabos, B. Vodar
      Pages 217-222
    3. A. G. Shashkov, E. I. Marchenkov, V. I. Aleinikova, R. Afshar, R. K. Joshi, S. C. Saxena
      Pages 223-234
    4. G. Latini, M. Pacetti
      Pages 245-253
  9. Rocks and Soils

  10. Insulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-315
    2. Decatur B. Rogers, John W. Williamson
      Pages 317-323
    3. G. R. Cunnington Jr., C. L. Tien
      Pages 325-333
    4. Howard E. Goldstein, Daniel B. Leiser, Marnell Smith, David Stewart
      Pages 335-341

About this book

Introduction

Once again, it gives me a great pleasure to pen the Foreword to the Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Thermal Conductivity. As in the past, these now biannual conferences pro­ vide a broadly based forum for those researchers actively working on this important property of matter to convene on a regular basis to exchange their experiences and report their findings. As it is apparent from the Table of Contents, the 15th Conference represents perhaps the broadest coverage of subject areas to date. This is indicative of the times as the boundaries between disciplines be­ come increasingly diffused. I am sure the time has come when Con­ ference Chairmen in coming years will be soliciting contributions not only in the physical sciences and engineering', but will actively seek contributions from the earth sciences and life sciences as well. Indeed, the thermal conductivity and related properties of geological and biological materials are becoming of increasing im­ portance to our way of life. As it can be seen from the summary table, unfortunately, proceedings have been published only for six of the fifteen con­ ferences. It is hoped that hereafter this Series will become increasingly well known and be recognized as a major vehicle for the reporting of research on thermal conductivity.

Keywords

ceramics engine iron magnesium material materials metals research

Editors and affiliations

  • Vladimir V. Mirkovich
    • 1
  1. 1.Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy TechnologyOttawaCanada

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