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 Posted: Sat Apr 23rd, 2005 03:28 am
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Samurai Appliance Repair Man



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cdelsig wrote: Where would one find k?  Does it have to do with the specific gravity of the item changing temperature?



 

Nothing to do with the body being cooled, it's dependant upon the conditions at the surface, the "film" layer.  K is often determined experimentally but there are published tables available.  A brief overview of the concept is presented here.



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