Thermal Conductivity of Hazardous Materials by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
The thermal conductivity of materials are commonly determined experimentally by heating relatively large samples for hours or days in each determination. The large sample size and long heating periods greatly increase the hazards involved if the samples are explosives or propellants. However, thermal characteristics such as thermal conductivity of such materials are critically needed in order to model their ignition and combustion.
KeywordsThermal Conductivity Differential Thermal Analysis Differential Scanning Calorimeter Heat Sink Calibration Coefficient
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