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Transient Heat Conduction
written by Jed Brody
Using only a laser, a stopwatch, ice water, and any transparent liquid or solid, test the equation that Fourier series were invented to solve!  The laser beam's deflection increases and then mysteriously decreases as the transparent material is chilled from below.  Fit your data with solutions to the heat equation to the determine the thermal diffusivity and thermo-optic coefficient of the material.
Subjects Lab Level Resource Types
Thermo & Stat Mech
- General
- Kinetic and Diffusive Processes
= Diffusion
- Thermal Properties of Matter
- Intermediate Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Laboratory
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Heat equation, thermal diffusivity, thermo-optic coefficient
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Metadata instance created September 26, 2013 by Jed Brody
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April 3, 2015 by Ramon Torres-Isea
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