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Homework Help: Not sure what the question is asking

  1. Apr 16, 2005 #1
    Could someone tell me what I'm supposed to do for part B plz. I don't know what the question is asking :(

    http://people.mail2me.com.au/~benogorancic/que.JPG [Broken]
     
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  3. Apr 16, 2005 #2
    This question is with regards to the heat transfer through conduction.

    Heat Current means Total heat energy liberated per second.

    Go for the formula:

    Q/t=dTKA/x

    Where Q/t=heat current

    dT=difference in temeperatures on both side of the walls(140 in the question)

    K=Thermal conductivity=0.04 (given)

    A=Area of the cross section

    x=length of the cross section
     
  4. Apr 16, 2005 #3
    Thanks I got the answer, I just needed to understand what PartB was asking
     
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