Steady-state and non-steady-state heat conduction
Linear heat conduction in metals; non-steady state temperature distribution
Features
- steady and transient heat conduction in metals
- 12 temperature measurement points in every sample
- regulated temperature of the heat source
Learning objectives/experiments
- steady heat conduction
- transient heat conduction
- temperature/time profiles
- calculate thermal conductivity λ of different metals
Specification
[1] investigation of steady and transient heat conduction in metals
[2] determining the thermal conductivity λ
[3] heating water circuit as heat source, electronically regulated
[4] electric heater with PID controller
[5] elevated tank with overflow for generating a constant cooling water flow rate
[6] samples made of 5 different metals
[7] cooling water temperature and flow rate measurement
[8] digital displays: electric heating power, temperatures, cooling water flow rate
[9] GUNT software for data acquisition via USB under Windows 10
Technical data
Heater
- output: 800W
- temperature: 20...85°C
Samples, Ø 40mm
- 3x 450mm (copper, aluminium, brass)
- 2x 300mm (steel, stainless steel)
Heating tank: ca. 2L
Cooling tank: ca. 0,5L
Elevated tank: ca. 6L
Temperature sensors
- 12x thermocouple type K, along the sample
- 2x Pt100, in the cooling water
- 1x Pt100, in the heating water
Measuring ranges
- temperature: 14x 0...100°C
- power: 0...1000W
- flow rate: 0,1...2,5L/min
230V, 50Hz, 1 phase
230V, 60Hz, 1 phase, 120V, 60Hz, 1 phase
UL/CSA optional
LxWxH: 1240x800x1670mm
Weight: approx. 150kg