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Leslie Cube

  1. Jan 23, 2005 #1
    A Leslie cube has a surface temp of 97C. One of its four side faces has an area of 100 cm^2 and is painted black. Calculate:

    a) the wavelength at which the spectral intensity (per unit wavelength) is a maximum

    b)the total intensity (all wavelengths) of the emitted radiation just outside the surface

    C) the total power emitted by the black surface

    for a) i used lambda=2.9*10^-3/T (not sure if this is the correct way of doing it)

    for b) i wanted to use Stefan's Law but this seems to simple

    for c) i multiplied the answer from b) by the area of the four sides.

    does any of this sound correct? i seem to be struggling on this topic

    also, in Planck's energy density equation, what exactly is the spectral energy density? is it also known as anything else? thanks.
     
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