Conduction: The Effect of Wall Thickness on Heat Conduction

Compare the flow of heat through different thicknesses of material.

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Heat flows through solids at rates measured by their conductivity. The rate of heat flow is also proportional to the thickness of the material. This model compares the rate of heat transfer between two objects when they are separated by walls of different thickness.
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<a href="">The Concord Consortium. Conduction: The Effect of Wall Thickness on Heat Conduction. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2015, March 18.</a>

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Conduction: The Effect of Wall Thickness on Heat Conduction (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2015, March 18), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Conduction: The Effect of Wall Thickness on Heat Conduction (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2015, March 18), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/).

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Conduction: The Effect of Wall Thickness on Heat Conduction. (2015, March 18). Retrieved 2017, January 21, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/

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Engineering Energy EfficiencyThis resource is a part of the Concord Consortium's Engineering Energy Efficiency project.

Grade Level
Middle School, High School
Subject
Engineering, Physics
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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