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Q1 The insulating layer on the inner wall of a building is made from a

compound layer of laminated board (inner) and styrofoam (outer). The

thickness of the board is 0.02 m and of the styrofoam, 0.06 m. If the

temperature at the surfaces of the layer are 20C (inner) and 5C (outer),

calculate the rate of flow of heat per m 2 through the layer and the

temperature at the board-styrofoam interface. The thermal conductivities

are 0.1 Js -1 m -1 C -1 for the board and 0.01 J s -1 m -1 C -1 for the styrofoam.

used the formula R=L/k to find the resistance of both then subbed in formula P=A(T2-T1)/(R1+R2)

Answer 2.42W

Q2 Calculate the surface temperature of a human body of surface area 1.2

m 2 , which emits radiation at a rate of 597 W. Assume that the body

behaves as a perfect black body. If the temperature of the surroundings is

18° °° °C, calculate the net loss of heat by radiation by the body.

Used the formula Aε(5.6703x10^-8)T^4=Q/T=P

Answer T=306.10k

Orig temp T=291.16k

Aε(5.67...)(T2^4-T1^4)

Answer 108.31W

Q3 Calculate the root mean square speed of nitrogen

molecules at 20 C. At what temperatures will the RMS speed be a) half that

value and b) twice that value?

The molar mass of nitrogen is 28x10 -3 kg mol -1 .

Vrms=sq root 3RT/M

Answer 510.89

Answer 2 73.28k

Answer 3 1,172.60k

Please confirm if these are done correctly or if not please lead me in the right direction thanks!

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