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HT-105 | Radial Heat Conduction Apparatus

  • Investigation of heat conduction in solid bodies
  • Experimental setup consisting of experimental unit and display and control unit
  • Radial heat conduction: brass disc with heating and cooling element, 6 temperature measuring points
  • Cooling by means of tap water
  • Electrical heating element
  • Representation of the temperature profiles with software
  • Software for data acquisition
  • LxW: 400x360mm
Technical Specification
Heat conduction is one of the three basic forms of heat transfer. Kinetic energy is transferred between neighboring atoms or molecules. The heat transport is material-bound. This type of heat transfer is an irreversible process and transports heat from the higher energy level, i.e., higher absolute temperature, to the lower level with lower temperature. If the heat transport is maintained permanently by means of the supply of heat, this is called steady heat conduction. The most common application of heat conduction in engineering is in heat exchangers. The experimental unit can be used to determine basic laws and characteristic variables of heat conduction in solid bodies by way of experiment. The experimental unit comprises a linear experimental setup, each equipped with a heating and cooling element. Different measuring objects with different heat transfer properties can be installed in the experimental setup for radial heat conduction. The experimental unit includes with a display and control unit. Sensors record the temperatures at all relevant points. The measured values are read from digital displays.
Radial heat conduction
  • disc DxL: 110x4mm
  • heater in the centre of the disc: 125W
  • cooling coil on the outer edge of the disc
Measuring ranges
  • temperature: 0…100°C
  • power: 0…200W