Measuring the thermal conducitivity of uranin

Al-Azzawi, H. K. and Owen, I. (1984) Measuring the thermal conducitivity of uranin. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 5 (1). pp. 57-59. ISSN 0142-727X

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Abstract

A convenient experimental method for measuring the thermal conductivity of uranin (fluorecein sodium, C20H10O5Na2) is described. Two similar blocks of uranin, produced from a strong uranin/water solution, were exposed to one-dimensional steady-state conduction. It was found that, for a mean bulk temperature ranging from ambient up to 55°C, the uranin has a constant thermal conductivity of 0.43 W/mK. Above these temperatures, the material begins to soften and the thermal conductivity is seen to decrease. © 1984.

Keywords:Thermal conductivity, Experimentation, Steam turbines, Aerosols
Subjects:H Engineering > H141 Fluid Mechanics
Divisions:College of Science > School of Engineering
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