Thermal Conductivity of Selected Stainless Steels

  • R. H. Bogaard


The available experimental data and information for the thermal conductivity of stainless steels have been exhaustively searched, comprehensively compiled, and critically evaluated. The analysis took into account factors such as amount and nature of alloying element, presence of cold-work, and thermal history. Also, a significant number of stainless steels produced in other nations were included as equivalent stainless steels in the thermal conductivity data base. Subsequently, recommended values were generated for selected stainless steels with austenitic, ferritic, martensitic, and precipitation-hardening types being included. Results for AISI 302, 304, 310, 316, 321, 410, 430, 446, and 631 stainless steels are presented in survey fashion with AISI 304 steel being discussed in greater detail.


Thermal Conductivity Stainless Steel Electrical Resistivity Cast Iron Austenitic Stainless Steel 


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  • R. H. Bogaard
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  1. 1.Center for Information and Numerical Data Analysis and SynthesisPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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