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A Guarded Electrical Cylindrical Calorimeter for Measuring Thermal-Conductivity of Multilayer Insulation

  • D. V. Hale
  • G. D. Reny
  • E. H. Hyde
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 15)

Abstract

A new calorimeter has been developed [1] to determine the effective thermal conductivity of high-performance insulation (HPI) as a function of temperature. Such a device is needed because HPI thermal conductivity is strongly temperature dependent. A knowledge of the thermal conductivity is essential when designing a system using the material

Keywords

Test Section Effective Thermal Conductivity Test Heater Foam Specimen Multilayer Insulation 
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Reference

  1. 1.
    D. V. Haie, “Study of Thermal Conductivity Requirements,” LMSC/HREC D148611-I, Lockheed Missiles and Space Company Contract NAS 8–21347, Huntsville, Ala. (Jan. 1969)Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. V. Hale
    • 1
  • G. D. Reny
    • 1
  • E. H. Hyde
    • 2
  1. 1.Lockheed Missiles and Space CompanyHuntsvilleUSA
  2. 2.NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight CenterHuntsvilleUSA

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