Chapter 19 - Thermal Properties of Materials(Chapter 19...

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1 Thermal Properties of Materials (Chapter 19) Thermal images of a dog (left) and a snake wrapped around a human arm (right).
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2 What you should understand by the end of this chapter: The main parameters that characterize the thermal behaviour of materials. Heat capacity and specific heat. Thermal expansion coefficient. Thermal conductivity. How these concepts are applied to thermal protection systems (e.g. space shuttle tiles).
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