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Newton's Law of Cooling and Stefan's Law

  1. Nov 6, 2006 #1
    I am trying to relate an object temperature as a function of time using Stefan's Law. Newton's law of cooling is,

    [tex]\frac{dT}{dt}\; =\; k\left( T-R \right)[/tex]

    Where T is temp, t is time, k is a constant, and R is the temperature of the surroundings. Stefan's Law is,

    [tex]P\; =\; e\sigma AT^{4}[/tex]

    where e is emmistivity, A is area, T is temperature and sigma a constant. I want to simulate two systems of differing temperature changing temperature by exchanging heat through some surface all the while emitting heat into the surroundings.
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