Heat Transfer clarification of a problem

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We're currently studying steady state one dimensional conduction heat transfer. We've touched on some surface convection, resistances in layers and fins.

I don't think I'll have much issue with this problem once I find this out:

What is a thermal driving force?



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What is a thermal driving force?

It's just a fancy way of saying there's a constant temperature difference between one end and the other (and in the other parts, between one side and the other).
 
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Thank you very much!
 

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