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Thermal Conductivity of Hazardous Materials by Differential Scanning Calorimetry

  • Warren W. Hillstrom

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Thermal Conductivity Differential Thermal Analysis Differential Scanning Calorimeter Heat Sink Calibration Coefficient 
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© Purdue Research Foundation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warren W. Hillstrom
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  1. 1.Ballistic Research LaboratoryU.S. Army ARRADCOMAberdeen Proving GroundUSA

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